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 IMMEDIATE NEED FOR THESE ITEMS: Mac & Cheese, rice, Jello, spaghetti sauce, juices, chips, crackers, flour, jelly, granola bars, sugar, peanut butter, potatoes, Jello pudding, canned fruits, and cake mixes/icing.    Short supply of:  coffee/creamer, ramen noodles, veggies other than corn and green beans, and cereal/oats

Snack Foods

  • Granola/breakfast bars
  • Raisins/cranberries
  • Popcorn
  • Pudding cups/Jell-O cups
  • Chips
  • Crackers (plain, PB, & Cheese)
  • Fruit in single serve cups
  • Juice box


  • Juice
  • Coffee
  • Tea - instant
  • Water
  • Kool-Aid mix
  • Powdered/dry milk
  • Broth/stock (chicken/beef/vegetable)

Starches / Breakfast Foods

  • Rice
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Potato, noodle, rice or pasta dry mix
  • Pasta
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal/grits (instant)
  • Pancake  mix

Ingredients / Condiments

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Oil/shortening
  • Creamer - dry
  • Jelly
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta sauce
  • Seasoning packs for tacos and spaghetti
  • Spices/salt/pepper

Canned Foods

  • Canned meats/fish
  • Beans - canned & dry (lentils/kidney/chickpeas/black)
  • Pork and beans
  • Canned tomatoes/sauce
  • Potatoes, corn, green beans, peas
  • Soups
  • Ravioli/Spaghettio’s
  • Chili/stew
  • Fruit (peaches, pears, pineapple)
  • Baby food

Misc. / Personal Hygiene

  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • Bar soap/body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Shave cream/razors
  • Diapers/wipes
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Ziploc bags (regular not freezer) in quart or sandwich size
  • Pots and pans
  • Aluminum pans
  • Can openers - manual


Items NOT  needed at this time:

  • Canned corn

  • Canned Green Beans

  • Canned Soup

  • Canned Beans of any kind


Food can be dropped off at the following locations: 

Donate your non-perishable items, please!  Look for the BLUE Collection Boxes with the Bucky's Logo. 

Collection boxes are located at:


Brown Hall Outside room 125
Burleson Hall Room 102
CPA Front entrance / hall left / wall common with the swimming pool
Culp Center Outside of the ARC Office
Dossett Hall Outside of the Housing Office
Hutchenson Hall Main Lobby
Lamb Hall Room 104 (Dean's Office)
Nicks Hall Room 230
Ross Hall 3rd Floor lounge outside room 322
Sam Wilson 2nd Floor lobbgy / Quad side
Sherrod Library Main Lobby
Warf Pickle Room 321 or 323F
Wilson -  Wallace Main Lobby
VA CAMPUS / McWherter Hall Building 52, Room 210
VA CAMPUS / Medical Library Building 4 / Front Entrance          


Outside the Food Pantry's door which is located in the Mini-Dome at W-277.

Throughout the year the university will have food drives when you can donate food in lieu of admission fees to campus events, so start saving your cans now.

Just keep in mind, here's a list of what we CANNOT accept:

    • home canned, vacuum-packed or pickled food
    • foods in soiled containers
    • perishable foods past a "use-by" date
    • foods in sharply dented or rusty cans
    • foods in opened or torn containers exposing the food to potential contamination
    • unpasteurized milk
    • foods with an "off" odor
    • foods prepared, cooked, cooled, or reheated at home
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