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Get Fed Up: Fight Hunger Fireside Chat

This Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week event will feature Drake students, faculty, and community partner representatives who will share about the landscape of food insecurity in and around Drake, and talk about specific intiatives to help address the issues. 

Luke Elzinga, Communications and Advocacy Manager at Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) will moderate the chat. 

Erin E. Lee Schneider, Assistant Dean for Student Services at Drake University Law School. Erin was recently instrumental in setting up a food pantry at the Drake Law School. 

EJ Wallace, State and Electoral Campaigns Advisor for Save the Children Action Network (SCAN)

Nachalah Gardiner, student representative of Next Course Food Recovery and Save the Children Action Network (SCAN)

All are welcome to attend this fireside chat and learn about ways to get engaged. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Olmsted Center, Pomerantz Stage
2875 University Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311

Event Type



Discussion, True Blue Skills, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving


Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Transfer Students



Community Engaged Learning & Service
Contact Name

Amanda Martin

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