Anteaters Take Action!

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
November 13-21, 2021

A collaboration of campus units, student groups, and community organizations, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) marks the next step in UCI's efforts to support the needs of its students, faculty, staff, and community. Part of a nation-wide initiative, the week-long series of events, displays, and outreach aims to raise consciousness of the resources available and ways in which the UCI community can get involved.

Compounded with the challenges of an unprecedented year, the issues of hunger and homelessness remain pressing for our students, colleagues, neighbors, and wider community.

2021 EVENTS

Clash of the Cans – through 12/22/21

November 13 through December 22 Presented by UCI Transportation and […]

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FRESH Basic Needs Hub Food Drive – 11/1-11/30

Presented by the UCI School of Social Sciences November 1-30, […]

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Small Change, Better World Application Deadline – 11/25/21

Presented by the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation Applications […]

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Video Spotlight: FRESH Hub Harvest Project

Check out how the UCI FRESH team takes action to […]

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Grad Student Basic Needs Open House – 11/18/21

Presented by AGS & FRESH November 18, 2021 4:00 – […]

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Passing The Mic: Hearing From People Who’ve Survived Homelessness – 11/18/21

Presented by United to End Homelessness November 18, 2021 12:00 […]

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Faculty & Staff Basic Needs Open House – 11/17/21

Presented by FRESH November 17, 2021 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. […]

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Conversation Kitchen – 11/16/21

Presented by FRESH November 16, 2021 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. […]

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State of Homelessness Address – 11/15/21

Presented by United to End Homelessness November 15, 2021 12:00 […]

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHTS

FRESH Basic Needs Hub partners with UC South Coast Farm to provide fresh, locally grown produce at the UCI Food Pantry to assist students experiencing food insecurity.

In a video and interview with UCI Athletics, alum Keely O'Donnell-Boyd shared about her experience as a student-athlete and some of the services and resources the FRESH Basic Needs Hub has to offer.

MEDIA & RESOURCES

#UCIHHAW on Instagram
Learn more about the FRESH Hub at UCI

HHAW represents one week of activities, but the issues impact our community year-round.
Some ways to get involved throughout the year:

CAMPUS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

ASUCI • AGS • Anteaters in Action • Student Affairs • FRESH Basic Needs Hub • UCI Center for Emeriti & Retirees • Community & Government Relations • Cross-Cultural Center • UCI Athletics • UCI Alumni Association • UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation • UCI Campus Organizations & Volunteer Programs • Student Housing • Hospitality & Dining • Illuminations • Student Life & Leadership • Student United Way • School of Humanities • School of Social Sciences  • Transportation & Distribution Services • United to End Homelessness