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Chad Baldwin
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UW Hosts Hunger Banquet to Highlight Food Inequality


November 6, 2013 — National Hunger and Homelessness Week will be represented during the University of Wyoming’s annual Hunger Banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Washakie Dining Center Shoshone Room.

The event will provide students an opportunity to experience food inequality firsthand. Participants will be randomly assigned an income level and then fed a meal. The event is free, but spaces are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Also planned is a food drive in which donations of nonperishable food items may be dropped off at Washakie Dining Center, the Wyoming Union information desk, or the Service, Leadership and Community Engagement Office (SLCE) in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

“The Hunger Banquet is a simulated learning experience, which invites students to experience world poverty, hunger and class systems,” says Jenni Lindberg, area coordinator for Residence Life and Dining Services. “Our hope is that students who participate will learn, understand and ideally feel motivated to become part of the social change that can impact the world.”

For more information, email Hanah Diebold at hdiebold@uwyo.edu or Kayla Runkel at kluneman@uwyo.edu.

Individuals who need assistance to attend may call the SLCE office at (307) 766-2889 or email slce@uwyo.edu.

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