Orange Week has officially begun! February 10 - 14 will be full of events in honor of Orange Scott and his namesake, The Orange Movement – an OKWU student anti-human trafficking organization:

 

Monday through Friday 

HopeForDinnerThis week the Orange Movement is kicking off Hope for Dinner. The non-profit Venture Expeditions has joined with The Orange Movement to create an opportunity for students to exchange regular cafeteria meals for beans and rice Monday through Friday. The money saved for each meal exchanged will provide 20 meals for refugees. Those who do not eat in the cafeteria but wish to participate can donate at hopefordinner.org.

For more information, watch the informational video.

 

Thursday

RyanSkoog

 

Ryan Skoog, Venture president and cofounder, will present the documentary “Road of Resistance” at 7:00pm CT in Lyon Hall, focusing on the civil war in Burma.  He will be available for Q&A afterward with cupcakes in celebration of Orange Scott’s birthday.

 

Friday

SwingForSistersRyan Skoog will speak at chapel at 10:10am CT, featuring an OKWU student “spoken word” performance. The week’s festivities will wrap up with an exceptional Orange Movement finale in the “Swing for Sisters” event from 7-9:00pm CT.  For a suggested donation of $3 per individual or $5 for couple, “Swing for Sisters” participants will receive swing dancing instruction and opportunities to practice their new skills throughout the night as well as dessert.  All proceeds from the event will be donated to the faith-based rehabilitation shelter, Day Spring Villa, for trafficking victims in Oklahoma.