11th Annual VA Hunger Symposium

Mon Sep 25, 2017 at 12:55 PM

BRCC is proud to host the 11th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium, October 2-7, 2017. In partnership with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, BRCC has offered these events, focused on educating our community about hunger issues, while also raising money and awareness. To date, the Hunger Symposium has raised more than $65,500 and 33,600 pounds of food, totaling more than 290,000 meals for our hungry neighbors in the Shenandoah Valley.

Events

Please join us for this year’s events:

Monday, October 2

Noon- 2 pm • Salad Bar • Magician • 50th Anniversary Cake • P126
2 pm • Nutritionist/Project Grow• P104
Sponsored by SGA

Tuesday, October 3

11 am-2 pm • Bake Sale & Gift Basket Raffle • Houff North Lobby
Sponsored by CFFA
5 pm • 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament • Rec Center
Sponsored by Rec Center

Thursday, October 5

2 pm • Panel Discussion: The Impact of Poverty on Hunger • P104
6 pm • Plecker Workforce Center • Empty Bowl Dinner
$15 per person (includes ceramic bowl, soup, & beverage) Sponsored by Enactus

Friday & Saturday, October 6 & 7

7 pm • Rodgers & Hammerstein’s - A Grand Night for Singing
Fine Arts Center Theater
Tickets $15; students free. Reserve tickets online

The Food Pantry to assist BRCC students will be open daily, 10 am-2 pm. All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Foodbank.