Make a monetary donation

If you are interested in making a monetary donation, please click here. Choose "The W Food Pantry" from the dropdown menu and type "The W Food Pantry" in the notes. Just a $10 donation can purchase $100 worth of food from Gleaners Food Bank. 

Non-perishable food and toiletries

Items can be dropped off at:

The W can accept The W cannot accept
Whole fresh produce without significant decay Foods that have been served or put on a buffet table
Baked goods (day-old bread, bagels, and other bakery items) Foods that have been previously reheated
Unopened canned and packaged goods in original packaging Foods that have been kept in the danger temperature zone for more than 2 hours
Unexpired food Foods with damaged or compromised packaging, resulting in the loss of a sanitary barrier protection
  Any food containing alcohol
  Produce with significant decay
  Frozen foods
  Sushi or any seafood intended for raw consumption
  Open, punctured, bulging, or seriously damaged canned goods
  Home canned or home jarred products

Most needed items

Non-perishable food:

  • Canned beans
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned soups
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned vegetables
  • Chicken stock
  • Vegetable stock
  • Crackers
  • Dried milk
  • Granola bars
  • Jelly
  • Lentils
  • Nuts
  • Oakmeal cereal
  • Oats
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Pepper
  • Rice
  • Salt


  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Hand sanitizer

Kitchen items

The W is collecting gently used kitchen items (e.g. dishes, pots, pans, utensils, etc.).  These items can be dropped off at the Dean of Students Office in Room 301 Student Center, or you can complete this form and you will be contacted to make arrangements for pick-up from your campus location.

Host a food drive

If you are interested in hosting a food drive please fill out the Food Drive Intent Form and The W's Food Drive Coordinator will respond within 48 business hours.