Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
November 16 – 24, 2019
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.
Volunteer. Donate. Educate.
If your organization is planning an event during this week and you would like us to advertise it on a community calendar, please click here to complete a quick survey!
Please check back on our website at the beginning of November to see the calendar of events!
No one should have to worry about whether they will have food on their plate or a roof over their head. But the reality is that hunger and homelessness are widespread problems that affect far too many people.
In the United States
Many Americans are living on the edge, forced to choose between basic necessities like purchasing food, paying rent, or going to the doctor.
Americans live below the poverty level
Americans are homeless on a typical night
Americans are at risk of suffering from hunger
1 in 5
Children in the U.S. live in poverty