Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program designed to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness.

As the holidays approach, people take time to consider what they’re thankful for, and many choose to donate some of their time, attention, and resources to others.

In that spirit of giving, each year the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week during the week prior to Thanksgiving.

And for us native Pennsylvanians, did you know this amazing event was first held at Villanova University in 1975 – GO WILDCATS.

Fast forward to this year where more than 700 colleges, high schools, and community groups across the country will come together during this week to raise awareness about the pressing issues of hunger and homelessness.

For more information, Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (

Homelessness-Houselessness is not a crime! HHAW focuses on helping the homeless, and that may include the brave homeless vets who sometimes call a cardboard box, “Home.”

Question is, what will we do to help the least of our brothers and sisters?

. . . For instance, you come upon an old friend dressed in rags and half-starved and say, “Good morning, friend! Be clothed in Christ! Be filled with the Holy Spirit!” and walk off without providing so much as a coat or a cup of soup—where does that get you? Isn’t it obvious that God-talk without God-acts is outrageous nonsense? (James 2:16-17MSG).