What We Offer

Items we Distribute

Non Perishable food items

Please keep food donations in original packaging in case the expiration date is not printed on the individual items.

  • Canned Goods (Vegetables, Fruit, Soup, Tuna, Chicken, Beans, etc.)
  • Oil (canola/vegetable, olive, etc.)
  • Pasta & Pasta Sauce
  • Rice/grains (quinoa, lentils, etc.)
  • Oatmeal, Cereal, and Breakfast items
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, relish, jelly, peanut butter, salad dressing, etc.)
  • Snack items (crackers, nuts, raisins, applesauce, popcorn, etc.)
  • Spreads and Spices
  • Cookies and Candy
  • Frozen Food
  • Microwave Meals

Fresh Produce from the WCU Campus Gardens

All perishable food donations must be unopened, unexpired products. Please keep food donations in original packaging.

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Bread 
  • Yogurt
  • Fresh Fruit (apples, oranges, bananas, etc.)
  • Fresh Vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, carrots, etc.) 

Personal Care Items

  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Lotion
  • Body wash
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Laundry pods
  • Dryer sheets
  • Dish soap
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrushes/oral care
  • Soap (bar and pump)
  • Shaving lotion 

School Supplies

  • Backpacks
  • Notebooks
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • Binders
  • Folders
  • Pens, pencils, and highlighters

Career Clothing

All clothing that is donated to the Resource Pantry will be used for the Resource Pantry's Career Closet, located in the Twardowski Career Development Center, Lawrence Center: Rm 225, open Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm.

The Career Closet is a retail location of the Resource Pantry, and all donations must be dropped off to the Resource Pantry located at 715 S. New St. Commonwealth Hall. The Career Closet will only accept donations of professional clothing that is washed/dry cleaned, without stains, without holes or rips, is gently used, and in recent fashion (2016 to present).

The Career closet is currently at capacity. We are unfortunately no longer to accept clothing donations at this time. Please refer to our Resource Pantry social media for the latest updates about Career Clothing donations. Thank you.


Programming and Events

  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Career Readiness
  • Financial Literacy
  • Food Cupboard and Clothing Trips
  • Annual and Semester Drives