Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

During the Bemidji City Council meeting earlier this week, Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht proclaimed the week of November 15th through the 22nd as “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.”’

In the proclamation, Albrecht said, “Food and housing insecurity continue to be a serious problem in our community,” and commended the organizations providing assistance to these families in need.

A coalition of area organizations, including the Bemidji Community Food Shelf and Village of Hope, will hold several online activities throughout the week of November 15th, and will be available on the Bemidji HAHAW Facebook page.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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