The Jubilee Act
Addressed debt cancellation for developing countries.
Tabled for the ONE Campaign at the Alternative Giving Fair. Asked event attendees to sign the ONE Declaration and gave out ONE bracelets
About 100 petitions signed, 130 ONE bracelets dispersed
NSCAHH Conference in Madison
Five SWAHP members attended the National Conference on Hunger and Homelessness.
Kids Give Community Outreach Program
SWAHP members led discussions with students at Wilson Middle School about Sierra Leone, fundraising, and goal-setting. The school than participated in a fundraiser to raise school supplies and money for school scholarships to give to the children of Sierra Leone
Over $2,300 and 40 pencil case pouches for the children of Sierra Leone
Voting on Poverty Issues!
Displayed posters describing the 2008 Presidential Candidates positions' on poverty-related issues.
SWAHP made a poster displaying how often children die from hunger-related issues.
Milwaukee Visibility Campaign
Students went on a service trip to Milwaukee to learn about the hunger and poverty issues in the area.
Volunteered sites included:
-Repairers of the Breech (cleaned out the upstairs in preparation for a women's shelter)
-Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive (helped organize and collect donations at the local post offices)
About 10 students attended