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Micropantry and Stars Food Pantry

Event Type
Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center
West Entrance of the Student Union(Micropantry)--Preorder Pickup at SAB 60A
Nov 29, 2020   All Day
Connie Komnick


UIS Cares offers 2 ways to help meet student food needs:

1) Micro-Pantry open 24/7 in the west entrance to the Student Union.  Carries  non perishable food items.   

2) Order refrigerated items and produce online and then pick up curbside at SAB 60A. Order pick-up times are selected on the pre-order form.  Online order form found at: Pre-order Form

For questions or more information call the Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center at 206-7716 or email, Additional information can be found at: UIS Cares Information

Donations are also accepted at both sites.  Donated Products must be:

  • In cans, cartons, or bags
  • Non-perishable (requires no refrigeration or freezing)
  • Unopened and in the original container with the original product label
  • Free of damage, stains, moisture, etc.
  • Within its expiration date

Most Popular (Always the 1st to go)

  • On-the-go/instant meals (Easy Mac, etc.)
  • Pasta/rice (dry pasta, canned pasta, pasta packets, any type of rice)
  • Hot or cold cereal
  • Snack foods (granola bars, trail mix, protein bars, etc.)
  • Beverages coffee, tea, etc.)
  • Baby food

Important Basics

  • Peanut butter/jelly
  • Canned fish
  • Canned meats
  • Canned beans
  • Canned soup/soup packets
  • Canned vegetables

Non-food Items

  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry detergent
  • Diapers
  • Feminine hygiene items

Not Accepted

  • Candy
  • Cookies
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