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NWACC Food Pantry

NWACC's food pantry is available to students and employees to assist in food shortages you may be experiencing. Feel free to apply for assistance or donate food to help fellow students and employees.

Request Food

Be sure to fill out a food pantry distribution request form EVERY time you request food from the pantry. Requests must be submitted no later than 3:30 p.m. on the Thursday before distribution (a week before distribution dates).

For emergency cases, please contact 

Food Distribution Dates

Food will be distributed every other Wednesday and Thursday at the COX Welcome Desk in Burns Hall. View the food pantry distribution dates

NOTE: You will receive an email notification when it is time to pick up.

Donate Food

Typically, the pantry is in need of protein items such as canned chicken, tuna, ham, beef, as well as peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, pasta, and other canned items such as ravioli, soup, fruit, etc. The pantry also has a refrigerator and freezer, so it can take fresh produce, dairy and frozen goods.

Donations can be taken to the COX Welcome Desk in Burns Hall. Monetary donations are also welcome.

Hours to donate:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

For more information, please contact 

Donate Food


Other Food Pantries

View the food pantries in Benton & Washington County.