GVSU partners with community groups to fight hunger

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Grand Valley is participating in Hunger Action Week 2013 by hosting an award-winning documentary and panel discussion featuring representatives from local anti-hunger agencies September 10.

Grand Valley’s Women’s Center is partnering with local community groups in Kent County to raise awareness during the week, which runs September 8-14.

“A Place at the Table” film screening
September 10
7-9 p.m.
DeVos Center, room 136E
Pew Grand Rapids Campus

“A Place at the Table” is a critically acclaimed documentary that gives an overview of the plight of hunger in the U.S. and offers solutions for individuals who want to act. A panel discussion will follow, featuring representatives from God’s Kitchen, ACCESS of West Michigan and Kids Food Basket. Brittany Dernberger, assistant director of the Women’s Center, will discuss Grand Valley’s Student Food Pantry, a resource for students who have trouble affording food.

For more information, visit the Hunger Action Week 2013 Facebook page or contact Brittany Dernberger in the Women’s Center at (616) 331-2748.