City of Lowell Hunger Homeless Awareness Month

HUNGER/HOMELESS

COMMISSION

C I T Y  OF  L O W E L L

2009 AWARENESS MONTH EVENTS

Monday, October 5th

AWARDS BREAKFAST – 7:30AM

Hunger/Homeless Heroes

VFW Post 662

190 Plain St., Lowell

Full Breakfast Buffet

Awards to be given to:

Senator Steven Panagiotakos

Linda King – Community Development Specialist – City of Lowell

Deb Sevigny, Department of Transitional Assistance

Patrick Lewis – Consumer Advocacy

Walter & Rose Bronk – St. Paul’s Soup Kitchen

Tickets: $20 tickets in advance/at the door

October 1st through October 30th

CITY WIDE FOOD DRIVE

Lowell Public & Private Schools

will collect non-perishable

Food donations for Merrimack Valley Food Bank

& Catholic Charities Food Pantry

Contact: Amy at amy_pessia@mvfb.org for more information

Wednesday, October 21st

SPAGHETTI DINNER – 4:30PM to 7:00PM

EAST END CLUB –15 West Fourth – Lowell

Great Food, Raffles & Fun for Children

Tickets: $5 per person & $12 for family – in advance/at the door

Saturday, October 24th

NATIONAL MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY – 9AM – 2PM

The Wish Project – 1A Foundry St. – Lowell – www.thewishproject.org

Judy Keen Blanket the Valley Project

Clean blankets, comforters, spreads and throws welcome

Sponsor a blanket collection box in October or drop off on 10/24 @ The Wish Project.

** Portions of this months fundraising efforts to be distributed to St. Paul’s Soup Kitchen**

*For more detailed information, tickets, donation or sponsorship information, please contact:

Deborah Luna @ (978) 454-7272 or deborah_luna@mvfb.org

or

Kristin Ross-Sitcawich @ (978) 761-3973 or sitcawich@att.net

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