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Can I use food pantry?

The Cardinal Food Pantry is available to any current SVSU student. All that is required is an SVSU student ID.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cardinal Food Pantry is to provide students with free, safe, and healthy food while educating the campus community about available social services and the impact of food insecurity on campus and the surrounding communities.

Donation Instructions

Please click the DONATE button below to make a donation to the Cardinal Food Pantry. When you are on the donation form, please choose your desired amount and note "Attn: Cardinal Food Pantry". THANK YOU for your kind contribution.

Donations of non-perishable food and personal care items are encouraged. If you have items, please call (989) 964-4410 to make arrangements for dropping them off to the Food Pantry in Student Life.

Acceptable Donations

  • Condiments
  • Grains - All varieties of rice
  • Shelf-Stable Milk
  • Protein Bars/Snack Bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jams/Jelly
  • Ready-to-Eat-Meals
  • Boxed Foods
  • Snacks
  • Pasta and Sauce
  • Cooking Spray/Oil
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Toilet Paper
  • Pads/Liners
  • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
  • Deodorant



Contact Us
(989) 964-4410(989) 964-4410


Student Center


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.