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Typhoon Haiyan: Help The Philippines Survive and Recover
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The people of the Philippines urgently need the most basic life essentials: food, water, shelter, medical care, sanitation.
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 18 - 22, 2013
"Using Technology to Feed the World" - Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 pm in Driscoll Hall, room 132
Emily Wei, CRS Deputy Director for Policy Development
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is working all over the world to help feed the hungry, improve people's nutrition and health and support farmers to increase yields and diversity crops. Through CRS' advocacy initiative, Catholics Confront Global Poverty, they are working with tens-of-thousands of people of good will and faith just like you to advocate for changes in U.S. policies to fight global hunger. Find out how you can help!
Help Package 10,000 Meals for Burkina Faso: Thursday, November 21st
You’re invited to help fight global hunger at a Villanova Helping Hands event! Catholic Relief Services Ambassadors and Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week are co-sponsoring a Helping Hands meal-packaging event on Thursday, November 21st from 11am-2:30pm in the East Lounge of Dougherty Hall. Our goal is to raise $5,000 and package 10,000 meals to help feed vulnerable children, women, and men in the African country of Burkina Faso. There will be two shifts for packaging meals, the first from 11am-12:30pm and the second from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Please register online at http://crs.volunteerhub.com/Events/Index
Week of Solidarity with Syria’s Refugees
November 4 – 8, 2013
Interfaith Vigil: Thursday, November 7, 5:30 p.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ambassadors invite the university community to an interfaith Vigil on Thursday, November 7, at 5:30 p.m. in St. Thomas of Villanova church for the purpose of expressing solidarity with Syria’s refugees. more
A Workshop for Students Interested in Peace and Justice, International Development, and Institutional Change
"Inspired by Catholic Social Teaching:Catholic Relief Services' Journey Toward Justice" more
Tuesday, November 12
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Driscoll Hall, rm. 223