Help Lansing’s Homeless:
Open Mic Poetry Reading Fundraiser for Loaves & Fishes
January 29, 2023 4-6PM
On Sunday, January 29, from 4 to 6 PM, the public is invited to attend an in-person Poetry Fundraiser for Loaves & Fishes Ministries, You are invited to an in-person to raise funds for Loaves & Fishes Ministries, a nearly 42 yr old non-profit shelter program that annually provides approximately 13,140 emergency meals along with 4,380 emergency shelter beds, plus 2 longer term (24/7) transitional living homes in Lansing, MI.
The fundraiser will take place in the Copper Chimney Lounge of the University United Methodist Church (UUMC), 1120 South Harrison Rd., East Lansing. The event is FREE and open to the public. All donations will go to Loaves & Fishes Ministries. Free parking is available behind the church.
Poets Joyce Meier and Cheryl Caesar will be the featured performers for the event. Their presentation will be followed by an Open Mic. Poets who wish to read a poem (3-5 min max) are invited to throw their names in the basket at the gate table. The theme for the reading is “Home/Homelessness/ or Shelter.”
Donations to Loaves & Fishes will be accepted throughout the event, either through cash/check or via the PayPal link for the Lansing Poetry Club, which is sponsoring the event:
Note: Although originally scheduled to take place online, the program will take place IN-PERSON at UUMC. See address above.