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Raider Red's Food Pantry

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December 16-20 2019 Staffed Hours

Mission

To reduce hunger and food insecurity among TTU students while encouraging campus engagement and education on how to reduce food insecurity.

Who can use Raider Red's Food Pantry?

Raider Red's Food Pantry is available to all currently enrolled TTU students. No proof of income is necessary to visit the food pantry.

How does Raider Red's Food Pantry work?

Students who need food are encouraged to visit the pantry to receive nonperishable food items.  You will be provided with a reusable grocery bag to fill with items you need.  The bag also contains information sheets with additional community resources, recipes, and/or information about healthy eating.  We ask students to return the bag after use in order for other students to reuse the bags.

Where is Raider Red's Food Pantry located?

First floor of Doak Hall, Room 117

What are the Fall 2019 hours of operation for Raider Red's Food Pantry?

The staffed hours for the last week the university is open, December 16-20, are posted above.

How do I utilize Raider Red's Food Pantry?

Stop by the Food pantry, Doak Hall 117, during the published Fall 2019 hours of operation and pick up what nonperishable items you need.

What if I can't visit Raider Red's Food Pantry during the Fall 2019 hours of operation?

You can call (806) 742-1932 or stop by Office of the Dean of Students, Student Union Building, room 201, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday, and we will take you to the food pantry to pick up items that you need.

What if I need additional assistance aside from food?

Visit our Student Basic Needs 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

Location:

Doak Hall, Room 117

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Donations

Does Raider Red's Food Pantry accept donations?

Yes, Raider Red's Food Pantry is always accepting donations.  Donations can be dropped off at Raider Red's Food Pantry during the Fall 2019 hours of operation or in the Student Union Building, room 201, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., every weekday.  We cannot accept damaged, opened or expired items.

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 paper plates, paper bowls, utensils, napkins, and spices.  (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.

 

 

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