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Join the CCE for this year’s Trick or Treat for Food Security event, happening on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, between 6:30-8:30 PM in the Witham Hill Oaks area! Check in at 5:50pm in the SEC Lobby. Trick or Treat for Food Security is an event hosted by the CCE in which volunteers “trick-or-treat” for monetary donations and/or canned goods to benefit the Human Services Resource Center's (HSRC) OSU Food Pantry. This event is open to all OSU students, staff, faculty, and affiliates. Costumes are highly encouraged and please be sure they are culturally sensitive and appropriate.
For more information about culturally appropriate costumes, please refer to the following articles:
- University of Denver website, We're a Culture not a Costume
- Everyday Feminism, “The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation”
- The Odyssey Online, “Cultural Appropriation vs. Cultural Appreciation”
If you have any questions or concerns about whether or not the costume you have chosen is culturally sensitive or appropriate please contact: Yuriyah Reed-Harris (email@example.com) for further clarification.
Accommodations related to disability may be made by calling 541-737-3041 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year for Trick-or-Treat:
The Center for Civic Engagement led a project on Saturday, October 29th from 5:30-7:00pm to go Trick or Treating for canned goods and monetary donations for the OSU Emergency Food Pantry! For more information about the OSU Emergency Food Pantry please visit the Human Services and Resource Center's website.
Below is the impact of this event from 2016:
- 15 volunteers
- 30 hours of service
- Collected 138 pounds of food and $110 in donations for the OSU Emergency Food Pantry run on campus by the HSRC
THANK YOU to all of our amazing volunteers!