LSU recognizes National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU is hosting a number of events to bring awareness to the issue of hunger and homelessness in the community.

All week, students and staff will be collecting items like canned goods, nonperishable food, blankets and toiletries for individuals in need.

The LSU School of Social Work is hosting a Blanket Drive to collect clean sheets and blankets for local shelters.

Donations can also be ordered and submitted online. More information HERE.

Kitchens On The Geaux is also hosting an interactive dinner banquet to raise awareness about hunger in Baton Rouge. Interested participants are asked to pre-register through HERE.

The LSU Food Pantry is open for all students Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Drop-off donations and monetary donations are welcome. Items can also be purchased and donated through LSU Food Pantry's Amazon Wish List.

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members.

If you would like to submit a concern about a student anonymously, click HERE.

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