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Food insecurity is a nationwide issue, and it affects college students as well. Many students, both at Gallaudet and colleges/universities across the country, experience hunger or skip meals because they cannot afford enough to eat. Located at Ely 122, this new and improved Food Pantry aims to address this concern and is part of a growing national movement to combat hunger among college students.

To access the Food Pantry stop by the HWP office located at ELY 103 from Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and someone will provide access to the pantry for your selections. First-time users will only need to fill out the intake form once, making the process as smooth as possible.

Please note: the Food Pantry is available for the Gallaudet University campus community only. Thank you!

What can you find at the Food Pantry? Well, it’s not just about food; we’ve got you covered with a limited number of other essentials, including:

  •  🧼 Toiletries,
  • 👖 Clothing,
  • ❄️ Coats,
  • ✏️ School Supplies,
  • and more! 

We rely on donations to make this possible. To donate- bring items including but not limited to: clothing, crackers, soups, microwaveable meals, canned meats, snacks (e.g., granola bars, applesauce), full-size toiletries (e.g., deodorant, shampoo, lotion, toothpaste), and laundry detergent. Please ensure the items are not expired and unopened, and deliver them to ELY 103.

Want to make a monetary donation? Click below

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The pantry is intended as a supplemental source of food, not a primary food source. The food on site is mostly non-perishables, and the pantry is restocked with fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, and non-dairy options. We are grateful that the Food Pantry is made possible through our partnerships with the Capital Area Food Bank, the Free State Chapter (MD) of the Gallaudet University Alumni Association, several Gallaudet departments, and other resources.

Together, we can make a positive impact on addressing food insecurity among our GU community.

Food Pantries Across the US

Check out the list of food pantries organized by state below. AK State Wide, Southeast Alaska, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Kenai Peninsula AL State Wide, East Alabama, North Alabama, West Alabama, Montgomery, Selma AR State Wide, River Valley Regional, Harvest Regional, Northeast Arkansas, North Central Arkansas, Northwest...

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Ely 103

202-618-6816

(202) 651-5432

(202) 651-5651

Monday - Friday
9 - 5

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