Worcester State University: Student Center
North/South Auditorium at 10 a.m. and Exhibit Area 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602 Google Maps - MapQuest
The WSU Hunger Awareness Day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a public forum: "Food Security: We CAN Make it Happen" in the North/South Auditorium, Student Center. The "Empty Bowl," a fundraiser to benefit local food relief organizations, follows from 11:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Exhibit Area. The "Got Food" exhibit will be on display in the student center building all week. All events are open to the public.
For the "Empty Bowl", you are invited to buy a bowl of soup and help feed the community. The cost for faculty, staff and the general public is $10, which includes bread donated by Panera, apples by Niecwicz farms, soup by Chartwells served in a porcelain take away bowl, and two raffle tickets. For students, the cost is $3.00 and includes two raffle tickets. All proceeds will benefit St. Paul's Food Pantry, Pernet Food Pantry, Worcester County Food Bank and Community Harvest Project.
Sponsored by Urban Studies/Intergenerational Urban Institute. Please call 508-929-8900 for more information.
Cost: The forum is free and open to the public. A donation of $10.00 for faculty, staff and general public includes a ceramic bowl to keep and two raffle tickets. For students, the cost is $3.00 and includes two raffle tickets.