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FRIENDS Of the University Pantry

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Shelves of food at the FRIENDS of the University Pantry at Purdue Fort Wayne
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For those who need a little extra help.

Our campus pantry provides items in need to members of both the university—including students, staff, and faculty—and the Fort Wayne community.

Hours of Operation
Thursday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Walb Union, Room G36
Monday and Tuesday: 4–7 p.m. | Student Housing, Clubhouse

Hours are subject to change throughout the year to accommodate campus holidays. Private appointments can be made by contacting us at [email protected]

Donation Items

How to give.

The pantry is supported mostly through campus donations and by community partners. If you have questions or would like to arrange a special donation, contact us at [email protected].

  • Pasta
  • Peanut butter and nut butter
  • Rice and rice mixes
  • Ramen noodles
  • Oatmeal and hot-cereal mixes
  • Granola bars
  • Dried fruits
  • Canned vegetables and fruits
  • Canned beans
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned soups

  • Menstrual-hygiene products
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Hand soap
  • Detergent
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes

We are always grateful for any monetary donations from our supporters. You can give to the pantry here.