The Student Food Pantry at Central Michigan University will work to alleviate the challenges and hardships of food insecurity that many CMU students encounter during their academic career. The food pantry will ultimately provide much needed support for students so they can remain enrolled and ultimately achieve a degree. The Student Food Pantry is open every other Tuesday and Wednesday 4 - 6 pm. Volunteers and recipients can register for the upcoming distribution below!
Spring 2019 Dates
Tuesday 4-6 pm Wednesday 4-6 pm
January 15th January 16th
January 29th January 30th
February 12th February 13th
February 26th February 27th
March 12th March 13th
March 26th March 27th
April 9th April 10th
April 23rd April 24th
Statistics found from the EAB Study titled "Addressing College Students Basic Needs: Food and Housing Insecurity on Campus".
When will the pantry be open?
The pantry is open every other Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6 pm. Please check above for Spring 2019 dates.
Where is the pantry located?
The food pantry is located by the North Campus Success Center on the lower level, underneath Robinson Residential Restaurant.
What are the requirements to get food?
The pantry will be open to any currently enrolled CMU student. We will verify enrollment, but do not have any financial eligibility requirements. We will have students sign a statement acknowledging a need for food assistance.
Where is the food coming from?
The food is purchased from Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB).
How do I volunteer?
Visit the link above to sign up to volunteer at the upcoming distribution. If the volunteer opportunity is full, please fill out this form and we will contact you about future opportunities.
When can I get food?
Every other Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6 pm or by appointment if you cannot make those times.
Are there any other places to receive food?
Yes! Check out this pdf for other food resources in the surrounding area:
Are there any other types of resources for students in need?
Clothing Inc. - www.clothinginc.org
Care Store - https://www.facebook.com/thecarestorehelpspeople/
First Impressions - www.cmich.edu/firstimpressions
Financial Wellness Collaborative - www.cmich.edu/finwell
Isabella County Restoration House - www.icrhouse.org
General Resource Assistance - dial 211
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