Food Pantry Program

bison food pantry

Mission Statement:
The mission of the SU food pantry is to distribute food to students to alleviate stress associated with short-term food insecurity in order to support educational success.

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How to Access the Food Pantry

Students (enrolled in at least 1 SUSCC credit) may request from the pantry. Please complete the short online form below. Contact the pantry with questions at

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 or gift cards are so appreciated. 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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We take all donations, but below is a list of the most popular pantry items.


  • Cans of Tuna
  • Cans of Chicken
  • Canned Chili
  • Pork and Beans
  • Soups
  • Beanie Weenies
  • Peanut Butter
  • Vienna Sausages
  • Canned Pasta


  • Black Beans
  • Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Your favorite canned veggie
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Pasta Sauce


  • Macaroni and Cheese (microwavable cups and boxed)
  • Cans or individual servings of Ravioli/SpaghettiOs or other canned pastas
  • 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