Food Pantry Program

bison food pantry

Mission Statement:
The mission of the SU food pantry is to distribute food and hygiene items and alleviate stress associated with short-term food insecurity to support educational success for our students.


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How to Access the Food Pantry

Students from any of our SUSCC programs, faculty, and staff may make a request from the pantry every three weeks. If you have an emergency before the three-week guideline email Please complete the short online form below. Questions?

How can you help?
Here are Four Great Ways to Support the Bison Pantry!

  1. We always welcome donations to help keep our shelves stocked. Please drop off donations to HAC 104 Opelika campus (Anna Reed) or Wadley campus administration building (Whitney Daniel) during normal business hours or email us at to make arrangements for pick up. The Bison Pantry can only accept non-perishable food items at this time. 
  2. Our Amazon Wish This list is updated frequently based on current needs.
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  3. Monetary Donations are so appreciated. Your donations are tax-deductible. You can mail a check to Bison Food Pantry at 301 Lake Condy Road, Opelika, AL. 36801.

  4. You can also make a donation using Venmo.
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      5. You can also make a donation using PayPal. Your donations are tax-deducatable and can be made at @bisonfoodpantry.

We take all donations, but below is a list of the most popular pantry items.


  • Tuna
  • Chicken
  • Chili
  • Pork and Beans
  • Soup
  • Beanie Weenies
  • Peanut Butter
  • Vienna Sausages
  • Canned Pasta (Ravioli, etc.)

Vegetables (canned or dry)

  • Black Beans
  • Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Potatoes
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Pasta Sauce


  • Macaroni and Cheese (microwavable cups and boxed)
  • Spaghetti Noodles
  • Mashed Potatoes (cups and pouches)
  • Rice
  • Rice-a-roni
  • Ramen (Packets and Cups)


  • Pancake Mix
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Cereal Bars
  • Grits
  • Cereal
  • Pop-Tarts


  • Saltine Crackers
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Cheese Crackers
  • Goldfish
  • Fruit Cups
  • Canned Fruit
  • Gummy Snacks
  • Pudding Cups
  • Microwave Popcorn

Basic Necessities

  • Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine Hygiene products
  • Razors

Community Support

Do you have a club, organization, Sunday School class, or a connection with a business that would like to partner and support the Bison Pantry?  There are a variety of ways the community can support the Bison Pantry!  We'd love to hear from you.

We appreciate the support of our fellow Bison and our community.

Click here to submit your request to the Food Pantry

The Bison Pantry is proud to be an agency partner with the East Alabama Food Bank.

The Bison Pantry is a 501c3 organization. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.