This year, "National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week" was from November 14th through the 20th.
The National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) — along with the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness – co-sponsor the event annually to try and create (as the NCH website states):
". . . a nationwide effort to bring greater awareness to the problems of hunger and homelessness."
And indeed, there were numerous communities nationwide that held "sleep-outs," walks and other events to raise awareness. (more…)