Food Drive


If you are a student please visit one these centers on campus.

Black Resource Center

Location: Loker Student Union, Suite 132
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fridays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Latinx Cultural Resource Center

Location: Loker Student Union, Room 110
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fridays: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Toro Dreamers Success Center 

Location: Loker Student Union, 111  
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Other Resources




If you would like to donate, please see the list below and drop off items at the Department of History (LCH A342). We can only accept non-perishable food items at the moment. 

Please check expiration dates!

Pop-up lids for canned items are preferred.


  • One-minute rice
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Cereal (single serving)/Cereal bars
  • Crackers
  • Cup-of-Noodles (not packets)
  • Granola bars


  • Stew
  • Tuna
  • Chicken
  • Spam

Vegetables & Fruit:

  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned apricots
  • Apple sauce
  • Cranberries
  • Canned fruit in pop-up lids

Other Food Items:

  • Recyclable bags/Ziploc bags
  • Nuts
  • Juice (in single-serving boxes)

Hygiene Items

  • Female hygiene products
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Soap

Faculty, staff, students, administrators, and local corporations have been unbelievably generous contributors to the department’s food drive. We hope to continue to help feed our students. 

Food Insecurity: By the numbers

41.6% of CSU students reported food insecurity.

First generation college students reported higher food insecurity (49.0%) than non-first generation college students (36.9%).

These are the percentages of students who reported food insecurities within the CSU system:

  • Students who received Pell Grants (51.4%)
  • Transfer students (43.2%)
  • Former foster youth students (62.9%)
  • EOP students (57.8%)
  • ESL students (49.2%)
  • Dreamers (46.7%)
  • DACA students (44.6%)
  • Freshmen (36.1%)
  • Sophomores (41.8%)
  • Juniors (46.4%)
  • Seniors (45.4%)

The CSU is a national leader in studying the prevalence of food and housing insecurity as well as identifying and implementing solutions to support students’ basic needs. Explore some of the work being done to better understand these problems faced by college students at the CSU and across the country. For more information please visit this site.