Peterborough Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

“Our Town”
November 16-24, 2019
Peterborough Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
Hunger. Homelessness. HOPE.

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Did You Know?

  • We have 25 children identified as homeless in the Conval School District
  • The Peterborough Food Pantry serves over 300 households 6300 meals per month
  • End 68 Hours of Hunger sends home 140 to 180 bags of food home with children in our school district each weekend
  • MATS (Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter), our transitional shelter located in Peterborough, hosted 7 families in the year 2018 and received 275 calls looking for shelter assistance

Our Schedule


FRIDAY, NOV 15th
*All events from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Peterborough Town Library

“What Does It Mean to Feel At Home?” Art Exhibit opening and reception featuring artists from ConVal High School

Pop-Up Stories: “Hunger & Homelessness: Stories of HOPE” sponsored by Firelight Theatre Workshop

SATURDAY, NOV 16th
Conval Craft Fair from 10:00am – 5:00pm information table will be present at Conval High School

The Second Annual Candlepin Classic Fundraiser for The Glass Museum 6:00pm (collection boxes for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS) and Peterborough Food Pantry will be present) at Bowling Acres

SUNDAY, NOV 17th
Sermons at the Sunday Services at various places of worship

MONDAY, NOV 18th
Community Supper 5:30-6:30pm at Union Congregational Church

Movie: Broken Places sponsored by the Monadnock Community Hospital Task Force: Be the Change 6:00pm at Peterborough Community Theatre

TUESDAY, NOV 19th
Lights of Love Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:00pm
presented by Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter at Monadnock Community Hospital

Community Supper 5:30-6:30pm at All Saints Church

WEDNESDAY, NOV 20th
Community Supper 5:30-6:30pm at Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church

Book Discussion Group Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 6:00pm at Peterborough Town Library

THURSDAY, NOV 21st
Movie: What Does Homelessness Look Like? Discussion and info session hosted by Eric Bowman and MATS 6:30pm at Peterborough Town Library

FRIDAY, NOV 22nd
Book Discussion Group Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 11:00am at Peterborough Town Library

SATURDAY, NOV 23rd
Peterborough Holiday Stroll from 9:00am – 2:00pm, information table will be present at Union Congregational Church

Community Harvest Supper 5:00-6:30pm at Peterborough Community Center
In the spirit of community and thanksgiving join your neighbors for a free Community Harvest Dinner at The Peterborough Community Center on November 23rd from 5-6:30 pm. We will be serving ham, baked beans, mac and cheese, and coleslaw. We ask that you bring a dessert to share.

SUNDAY, NOV 24TH
Community Breakfast 8:00-9:15am at Peterborough United Methodist Church

MONDAY, NOV 25TH
Movie: A Place at the Table info session and fundraiser for Peterborough Food Pantry 7:00 pm at Peterborough Community Theatre *free admission food donations encouraged

ONGOING ACTIVITIES
1. Book Display at Peterborough Town Library
2. Book Display at Toadstool
3. Collection box at Steeles for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS)
4. Food collection at Manhattan East for Peterborough Food Pantry
5. Art Exhibit “What does It Mean to Feel at Home?” by Conval students on display at the Peterborough Town Library

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Belletetes
Echo Finch
End 68 Hours of Hunger
Firelight Theatre Workshop
The Glass Museum
Manhattan East
Melissa French and NetCastles
Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (MATS)
Monadnock Community Hospital
Peterborough Community Theatre
Peterborough Food Pantry
Peterborough Town Library
Rebecca’s Consignments
Shaw’s
Steele’s Stationers
Toadstool
Union Congregational Church of Peterborough

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