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The Pantry

Together, we CAN!
The Pantry provides food and personal care products to students in need.
Location: COLLEGE CENTER (CC) 54
What you need to do?
  • Complete a request form
  • Visit CC-54 (College Center ground floor, across from elevators) to pick up items during open hours or at scheduled time
  • Email  if you have questions
What do we do?
  • Discretely provide food and/or personal care items to students
  • Link to local resources
  • Educate and promote information to address food insecurity

Schedule and Events : 

Hours vary.  Please submit a request, check updates on our Facebook group , or contact us at or 301-784-5234 for open hours/to make an appointment.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How do I know if I qualify?
    Are you a current ACM student?  Are you concerned you will not have enough food and/or hygiene products until your next resource is available?
    If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, you qualify!
  • What is food insecurity?
    A common definition is “The state of being without reliable access to affordable and nutritious food.”
  • What does it cost to use this service?
    Nothing!  It is free to students.
  • When is the pantry open?
    Hours will vary by semester. You can find current semester hours above or my emailing for more information.
  • Do I get to choose what food is provided?
    Pantry workers will fill the bags for you due to the set-up of our space, but you will be given options from the products available.  There is also a section on the form for “special requests” and “other information”, but please know that requests CANNOT be guaranteed.   
  • What items can I donate?
    Any non-perishable food or hygiene items are accepted. Email for a list of most requested items.
  • Where do I drop off donations?
    At the Pantry in College Center room CC-54 or in Humanities Room H-1.
  • How do I make a monetary donation?
    Select the "Give Now" button at the bottom of the page or visit for additional options. 


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