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Raider Red's Food Pantry

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Hours of operation for the Spring 2022 semester: 

Monday:  9:30am - 12:30pm & 2:30pm-5pm

Tuesday: 8am - 2:30pm 

Wednesday: 8am - 2:30pm

Thursday: 8am - 2pm

Friday: 9:30am - 12:30pm & 2:30-5pm

*Hours are subject to change. The pantry is closed on days that the university is closed (holidays, etc).

Students not able to visit the food pantry at these times, please call (806) 742-1932.     

Raider Red's Food Pantry no longer has fresh produce. Through the months of June to October, the food pantry and the GRUB Farm partner to provide Raider Red's Food Pantry with fresh, locally grown produce, ranging from yellow squash and zuchinni, to herbs, to various greens, to assorted fruits. Catch us next harvest season!

Produce is picked-up weekly and available to TTU students at the food pantry. 

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Community Resource Option:  Check out the South Plains Food Bank for food assistance.  Apply for a food voucher https://www.spfb.org/get-help/ in order to receive food from SPFB.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP):  Eligibility benefits have been extended to more college students! Check to see if you qualify by visiting the USDA webpage regarding SNAP and college students.

 Raider Red's Food Pantry Mission:

Raider Red's Food Pantry will provide students with short-term access to supplemental food. We will also connect students with resources on and off campus in an effort to support student wellbeing.

Raider Red's Food Pantry Guidelines:

  • Students must be currently enrolled at TTU and present their student ID at the time of visit.
  • After three (3) visits in one semester, the student will be encouraged to meet with an Office of the Dean of Students representative prior to future visits.
  • Students will have access to Raider Red's Food Pantry in person during posted hours.
  • Students needing access to food will work with the Office of the Dean of Students.

How does Raider Red's Food Pantry work?

Students who need food are encouraged to visit the pantry to receive nonperishable food items. Students can pick up pre-packaged bags. The bag also contains information sheets with additional community resources, recipes, and/or information about healthy eating. No proof of income is necessary to visit the food pantry.

Where is Raider Red's Food Pantry located?

First floor of Doak Hall, Room 117

What are the Fall 2021 hours of operation for Raider Red's Food Pantry?

Fall hours of operation will be the same every week. If there is a change to the schedule, it will be updated on this page. 

Please note that Raider Red's Food Pantry will follow any weather-related delays/instructions as released by Texas Tech University.

How do I utilize Raider Red's Food Pantry?

Stop by the food pantry, Doak Hall 117, during the published Summer 2021 hours of operation and pick up a pre-packaged bag of non-perishable items.

What if I need additional assistance aside from food?

Visit our Raider Relief page for additional on-campus resources and off-campus referrals.  These resources include academic success strategies, child care, employment, financial counseling, housing options, and more.

Contact Information

Phone number: (806) 742 -1932
Email: foodpantry@ttu.edu


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Does Raider Red's Food Pantry accept donations?

Yes, Raider Red's Food Pantry is always accepting donations. Donations can be sent using our Amazon Wish List.  If dropping off donations, please reach out to foodpantry@ttu.edu to schedule a time. We cannot accept damaged, opened or expired items.  At this time, please schedule donation drop off times if you have a lot of items to donate.

What kind of donations does Raider Red's Food Pantry need? Cereal, oatmeal, peanut butter, crackers, canned tuna, salmon, chicken, and other meats, canned fruit, non-perishable goods, snacks, rice, beans, pasta (microwavable or non-microwavable) and pasta sauce.  Other items needed include spices, shelf milk, gluten-free items, and vegan/vegetarian items.  (The pantry currently has a surplus of green beans.  Please consider other food items when purchasing your donations.)

Wish List: http://a.co/92YEBF7

We maintain a wish list from Amazon. Items purchased from this wish list will automatically be shipped to Raider Red's Food Pantry.

Make a Monetary Donation to the Food Pantry?

If you wish to make a monetary donation, please contact Kimberly Thornton at kimberly.thornton@ttu.edu or 806-742-5433 or click here for online monetary donations.



Raider Red's Food Pantry is Sponsored by

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Thank you to our community supporters!

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Quick Links

Send donations directly to us by using our Amazon Wishlist!

Donate to our monetary fund!

Fun avocado recipe to try!

SNAP Eligibility for College Students

What if I need additional assistance aside from food?

Visit our Raider Relief page for additional on-campus resources and off-campus referrals. These resources include academic success strategies, child care, employment, financial counseling, housing options, and more.

February 26th Wellness Day Cooking Demo

De-stress with Baking: Avocado Snickerdoodle Cookies
Check out the baking video, the recipe, more recipes, and learn about the benefits of avocado! Thank you to our campus dietitian, Mindy Diller, for your recipe and sharing knowledge on the amazing uses of avocado!

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