Student Life and Leadership

Food Pantry


Join Purdue University Fort Wayne in the U Can Crush Hunger Challenge! 

Donate funds at this link.

Donate funds in marked bins on campus!

Oct. 11-Nov. 5, 2018

Food and funds benefit The Pantry at Purdue Fort Wayne.


Wish List Items:

We will accept any unexpired packaged or canned food items and reusable shopping bags. 

Most needed items often include:

  • Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
  • Tuna or canned chicken
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned foods with pop-top lids
  • Canned fruit in its own juice or water
  • Low-sodium canned vegetables
  • Olive or canola oil
  • Spices
  • Low-sugar whole grain cereals
  • Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit)

Food donations are also accepted at The Pantry @ Purdue Fort Wayne bins in various buildings on campus or at the The Pantry on Thursdays, 10am to 2pm (each week the campus is open). The Pantry is located at Walb Union, Room 215.

Food of the Month Club

Sign-up your campus department to participate in the Food of the Month Club to help round out the food pantry offerings.

Give online!

Donate online toward the general food donation and operating expenses of The Pantry.

Each dollar may be used to purchase food at 19 cents per pound. 

Use payroll deduction!

Purdue University employees may choose to donate to The Pantry @ Purdue Fort Wayne through payroll deduction. Even $5 per month can be a great help! Just follow these directions and choose the Purdue Fort Wayne Food Pantry for your donation.