Basic Needs

Food Donations

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Thank you so much for thinking of supporting our students in need!
For food donations, we accept non-perishable goods as long as they are unopened and unexpired.
Please check out our Most Needed Items List for more ideas. 
Donations can be dropped off at the FRESH Hub during hours of operation (M-F 10AM - 5PM).
We are building #3700 on the UCI Campus Map
If you would like to purchase specific items we need through Amazon, check out our public Amazon Wishlist.
If you would like to organize a food drive to support us, please contact Basic Needs Coordinator, Andrea Gutierrez, at

Previous Food Drives

UCI SocSci Drive

UCI School of Social Sciences Food Drive

On November 3, 2017, UC Irvine's School of Social Science put on our very first food drive of the year! The drive was located in Lot 14A and with the help of our amazing community, we were able to fill our pantry with ___ pounds of food and toiletries!

Clash of Cans

Clash of the Cans 2017

During the 2017 Fall quarter, UC Irvine's Transportation and Distribution Services hosted their annual Clash of the Cans food drive that helped us stock our pantry with 1,478 pounds of food! Visit their website here.


UCI International Student Excellence Programs Food Drive 2017

During weeks 4-7 of the 2018 Winter quarter, UC Irvine's International Student Excellence Programs conducted a food drive for us! With their help, we were able to stock the pantry with 380 pounds of food!