Basic Needs

FOOD & TOILETRY DONATIONS


Food & Toiletry Donations

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Thank you so much for supporting our students in need! 

Donation Options:

  • Food & Toiletry Donations: We accept both perishable and non-perishable goods as long as they are unopened and unexpired. Please check out our Most Needed Items List for more ideas. 
    • Drop-Off Hours: Drop off food donations during the hours listed below!
      • Mondays: 9am-4pm
      • Tuesdays: 9am-4pm
      • Wednesdays: 9am-4pm
  • Amazon Wishlist: If you would like to purchase specific items we need through Amazon, check out our public Amazon Wishlist!
  • Food Drive: If you would like to organize a food drive to support us, please contact our Food Access Coordinator, Keely O'Donnell-Boyd, at keelyo@uci.edu.

Contact: Please email fresh@uci.edu if you have any questions about donations!

Location: We are building #3700 on the UCI Campus Map

most needed items

Past Food Drives

2017

UCI School of Social Sciences Food Drive

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 an abundance of food and toiletries!


Clash of the Cans 2017

Social Sciences Food Drive

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


UCI International Student Excellence Programs Food Drive 2017

Social Sciences Food Drive

Throughout 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!

2018

UCI School of Social Sciences Food Drive

Social Sciences Food Drive

On November 14, 2018, UC Irvine's School of Social Science put on their second food drive for us! The drive was located in Lot 14A and with the help of our amazing community, we were able to fill our pantry with food and toiletries!