CAMPUS GIVING DIRECTORY
At Swipe Out Hunger, we know our network of campus partners are championing the basic needs of students across North America. Our Campus Giving Directory is one way that we want to highlight the important work happening on these campuses. Join us in supporting their work by making a donation to a campus (or campuses!) directly.
Are you a current campus partner and want to include your food pantry or program in our directory? Fill out this form to be added.
Associated Students of the University of Montana Bear Necessities + UM Food Pantry
The UM Food Pantry has seen exponential growth over the past 3.5 years, both in student need AND their capacity to meet that need! They started in a 10×12 foot storage room and now have a large office to call their own, where they provide free food and hygiene products to students and advocate for systemic change. Their Pantry also helps sponsor programs feeding students all over campus including: SNAP info sessions, a campus Friendsgiving meal, six satellite food distribution points, and more!
Big Red’s Cupboard at Shippensburg University
Having just launched in September, Big Red’s Cupboard is up and running but they need some help getting their shelves stocked for our students!
Bison Food Pantry at Southern Union State Community College
Having launched recently, the Bison Food Pantry is just getting started! There is so much need and they are ecstatic about serving their students and community!
The Black Hills State University Rapid City Food Pantry
With a low barrier to entry, this Food Pantry makes the space fun to reduce stigma through monthly bake sales or fundraisers to stock the shelves– where EVERYONE gets food at these fundraisers, regardless of whether they have funds.
Bounty of the Bridgers at Montana State University
The Bounty of Bridgers provide supplemental and emergency food assistance to any student, faculty, staff, or family member in the Montana State University community, no questions asked. In addition to their food pantry, Bounty of the Bridgers hosts pop-up pantries on the weekend, runs a snack program hosted in 14 offices across campus, and offers food scholarships to the campus dining halls for those in need.
Campus Cupboard at Missouri Western State University
This program can serve up to 100 students a month. Each student can get up to 40 lbs of food/month, and they don’t have to show a need! They have perishable, non-perishable and hygiene products. They also host food drives throughout the year and get so much support from their community.
Campus Cupboard at Normandale Community College
The Campus Cupboard offers free food for students at the largest community college in Minnesota. Students can get perishable food, non-perishable food, grab-and-go meals, and personal hygiene items.
Campus Cupboard Program at The University of Akron
The Campus Cupboard program provides students with food, hygiene and cleaning products to ensure no student goes hungry or without basic necessities. The program is unique as it includes online ordering, walk-in hours, six grab-n-go locations across campus and two monthly distributions in collaboration with the FoodBank and The Salvation Army. The program also includes the Campus Community Garden (to provide fresh produce), Roo-Store (pop up events for basic homewares), and the Menstrual Poverty Program (free menstrual products across campus).
The Campus Food Pantry at Boise State University
Having been open for only 4 years, the Campus Food Pantry continues to grow exponentially. This time last year, they served 550 visits– and this August alone, they served 2,200 visits, followed by 4,000 visits in September!
Campus Kitchen/Campus Cupboard at Augsburg University
The Campus Kitchen at Augsburg University works to build community through food and make healthy food accessible in and around the Cedar Riverside Neighborhood and on Augsburg’s campus. They are seeking donations for 1) The Campus Cupboard food shelf and 2) free meals/fresh produce and cooking programming for their neighbors in Cedar Riverside.
Cats’ Cupboard Food Pantry at Ohio University
Cats’ Cupboard Food Pantry is a choice-based pantry that provides students access to fresh, frozen, and shelf stable food options to help with hunger. During the academic year, Cat’s Cupboard helps feed over 800 students, faculty, staff, and household dependents. Cats’ Cupboard offers twice monthly pick-up of free groceries/food where pantry members can shop in person by appointment.
Center for Civic Engagement and Social Impact Resource Pantry at West Chester University
The Resource Pantry at WCU provides all students with access to groceries, personal care items, and school supplies. They have developed innovative ways to help all students access services such as online ordering, RamFresh kits, and grocery distribution to campus residence halls. The pantry prides itself on community partnerships and maintaining relationships to help provide our students with the best quality food available.
Eastern Illinois University Campus Food Pantry
Funded entirely by donations, the EIC Campus Food Pantry recently celebrated their 1 year anniversary on October 1! Congrats to them!
The Food Pantry at State University of New York (SUNY) Schenectady County Community College
The community of students, staff and faculty the Food Pantry serves are their neighbors, co-workers and friends. Earlier this semester, they experienced their largest order pick-up day! Demand will continue to increase as we move into the cooler months. A donation from Swipe Out Hunger’s network would allow them to increase the amount and variety of what they have to offer to keep their clients well-nourished. Please indicate “food pantry” on any check or electronic donation!
Hearts & Hands Pantry at Antelope Valley College
The Associated Student Organization (ASO) Hearts & Hands Pantry was created to encourage campus pride and unity in a dignified manner. The ASO Hearts & Hands Pantry has been designed to assist current AVC students who are making forward progress in their academic pursuits and are homeless and/or hungry in circumstances where supplemental nutritional food will benefit their academic success.
Check or cash donations can be made at the AVC Foundation Office or in the Student Life Office. In the memo area please note – ASO Hearts & Hands Pantry. More info here.
Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry at University of Florida
They work to provide food to any member of our campus including staff and faculty. They are in partnership with their campus farm to provide freshly harvested produce straight to their community.
Lakehead University Food Security Committee
It is continuously found that upwards of 40% of the student population at Lakehead University experience some level of food insecurity (Meal Exchange 2016, 2021). Lakehead University Alumni, Annual Giving collects funds for Food Security For Students. The objective of the Food Security for Students project is to ensure that our students can concentrate on their studies by working to eliminate student hunger at Lakehead University. These donations are used to fund projects through the Food Security Committee. Programming includes initiatives such as: keeping the food bank stocked, the People’s Potato (free lunch), Good Food Box Program (a box of fresh Fruits and Veggies for students), Cooking classes, community gardens and more!
Lend-A-Wing Pantry at University of North Florida (UNF)
Founded in 2012 by UNF students for UNF students, Lend-A-Wing Pantry is a Student Government Executive Agency designed to combat food insecurity on campus. Through anonymous donations, items like food, hygienic supplies, and school supplies, are provided to the student Osprey community at no cost. They strive to create a safe and comfortable environment where students feel welcome, and are dedicated to selfless service and fighting the stigma of college campus food insecurity.
Mav Market at Mercy College
With three Mav Market food pantries in total, the Mav Market is open to all students, staff, and faculty, and strives to ensure that the pantry remains an inclusive and welcoming environment for anyone to be connected to basic needs resources.
The Nest at the Dalton State College
The Nest is a combination of the college’s Birdfeeder (food pantry) and Career Closet (professional wear clothing closet). Their staff understands college is stressful enough without worrying about where your next meal is coming from or how you are going to afford interview attire – this is where The Nest comes in to ensure students can stay focused on academics.
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Food Resource Center
The OSHU Food Resource Center centers the student voice to provide nourishing and culturally appropriate to OHSU students, future medical professionals.
Osprey Pantry/Food Assistance Program at Stockton University
The Osprey Pantry is an open choice pantry serving a diverse population of students. They not only offer use of their two on-campus pantries, they also have restricted meal funds students may be eligible for, allowing students to purchase meals at any of their on-campus dining locations.
The Pantry at Allegany College of Maryland
They help students realize that they CAN do it—they have three hydroponic garden units that enable them to provide fresh herbs and greens for our students.
Penguin Pantry at Youngstown State University
Being The Office of the Dean of Students took over the pantry and the former career closet on campus this semester and has been dedicated to improving what we can offer to students and build on what we have had previously. The pantry has been around for a few years and was hugely beneficial for students when our campus went remote and a number of students became unemployed and could not go home to their family.
Donate here. – please select Other and write “Penguin Pantry.” Or donate via their Amazon Wishlist here.
The Portland State University (PSU) Food Pantry
According to a 2019 survey, almost half of PSU students experience some form of food insecurity in a given month, which is almost twenty percent higher than the national average. Nearly one in nine students experience on average six days per month in which they do not eat at all. The PSU Food Pantry is an Oregon Food Bank Partner Agency that is a cornerstone of Student Success at PSU.
Privateer Pantry at University of New Orleans
The University of New Orleans campus is in a large urban setting, so they’re able to make a bigger impact on a larger number of students!
Purple Pantry at Northwestern University
With a new location, the Purple Pantry welcomes all and offers more items and freedom than ever before!
Regis Cupboard Food Pantry at Regis University
Regis offers a student food pantry on the Northwest Denver Campus called the Cupboard. Initially funded by a grant from The Denver Post Community Foundation, The Cupboard provides free meals and snacks for students and their families who are facing food insecurities.
Retriever Essentials at University of Maryland Baltimore County
Retriever Essentials is more than a pantry! They have a meal swipe pool, weekly free produce distributions, food recovery initiatives, and workshops for signing up for SNAP benefits. They also have multiple avenues for establishing reciprocal relationships with their community so that folks can both benefit from and contribute to their programs. Those include one-time or regular volunteer opportunities, a student leadership board, virtual service opportunities, and relationships with classes on campus that allow students to partner with them on class projects in anything from computer science to entrepreneurship.
Shocker Support Locker at Wichita State University
The Shocker Support Locker serves students, faculty, and staff, so no one goes hungry! Did you know that they are also home to the shockers, which is a bundle of wheat!?
The SHOP (Supplies Helping Our Peers) at Rhodes State College
The SHOP program was started by peers for peers at Rhodes State College in 2019. Since then, it has been 100% self-sufficient in maintaining a constant supply of non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, school supplies and personal hygiene products to students, faculty and staff. It has served over 4,130 lbs of these supplies to its campus population as well as provided over $10,500 in gas cards.
Storm’s Cupboard at College of St Scholastica (CSS)
Storm’s Cupboard provides immediate food relief for students experiencing food insecurity. Any CSS student who requests access to Storm’s Cupboard is given access. With your gift to Storm’s Cupboard, you are helping with their overall mission to eliminate hunger at CSS. Additionally, you are providing students in need with programs that provide food, promote the value of nutrition, increase self-sufficiency, and instill hope. In doing so, Storm’s Cupboard helps to ensure that food relief has a more meaningful, enduring impact.
Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC) at Utah State University
SNAC recovers day-old bread and desserts and leftover catering food. In conjunction with a local gleaning program, it picks residential fruit trees and gardens to provide fresh produce to our patrons.
Swoop’s Pantry at Eastern Michigan University
This student-led pantry team consists of a graduate assistant, undergraduate interns, work-study students, and student volunteers who run the pantry and make it great! They are students helping students!