Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017
REVISED November 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #12

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - November 11-19, 2017


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating November 11-19, 2017, as "Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

The National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness have sponsored National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week for more than 25 years.

The purpose of this proclamation is to educate the public about the many reasons people are hungry and homeless, including the shortage of affordable housing - especially for low-income residents; to encourage support for homeless assistance service providers; and to highlight community service opportunities for volunteers.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Proclamation.pdf