Oxford, Ohio 45056
(513) 529-1950 fax
Miami Students Mark Hunger & Homelessness Week
OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami University's Service Network is sponsoring
Hunger and Homelessness Week Saturday-Friday, Nov. 15-21, in cooperation with
Habitat for Humanity, Circle K and Students Serving Others.
The program includes a Saturday, Nov. 15 project at the Oxford mobile home
park helping with distribution of donated clothing; a shantytown set up in
front of Shriver Center Monday, Nov. 17; and a coffeehouse in the Tappan Hall
basement at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 featuring people who are currently homeless
and representatives of Habitat for Humanity, Oxford Advisory Welfare and the
Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless.
Other projects include a Wednesday, Nov. 19 Pledge-a-Meal in which dining
hall patrons pledge to skip one pre-paid meal and the university donates a
percentage of the savings to Habitat for Humanity, Oxford Advisory Welfare and
the Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless. Last year more than $2,000 was
On Thursday and Friday, Nov. 20-21, Students Serving Others and members of
Circle K will collect donations for homeless causes at Shriver Center and the
For more information call 529-7783.