Stephen Center and Saving Grace Create Virtual Omaha Hunger Experience
In recognition of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 15-22, the Stephen Center (stephencenter.org) and Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue invite the community to participate in the virtual Omaha Hunger Experience on Thursday, November 19. Registered participants will receive a pre-ordered, gourmet, take-home meal for four … and a low-cost sack supper. Back at home, individuals will heat the food and draw cards to discover whether their luck provides them with the gourmet dinner or the poverty meal. Educational materials in the kit and an online video will round out the experience that leads groups through what it is like to be hungry and homeless.
The registration deadline for the Omaha Hunger Experience is Thursday, November 5 and available at hungerexperience.com. Kit pickup with be at American National Bank at 90th and Dodge, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on November 19. Bring a turkey or ham to donate to Stephen Center and receive a free dessert, while supplies last. All proceeds benefit Stephen Center and Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue. Lead sponsor for the event is American National Bank, and it is being produced by WMK Media Enterprises.
Stephen Center is a sober campus of resources for mental health and addiction services. The clients they serve are the homeless, addicted, and those living in poverty. The campus includes a homeless emergency shelter, inpatient/outpatient co-occurring treatment, and permanent supportive housing for those with disabilities and low-income individuals. For more information, visit stephencenter.org.