• "Fighting hunger one Tar Heel at a time!"

  • WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

    Avery Residence Hall

    295 Ridge Road, Basement Room #BC

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599

     

    Summer Hours of Operation

    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12PM - 5PM
    If students have immediate needs, email carolinacupboard@gmail.com

  • ABOUT US

    OUR MISSION

    Carolina Cupboard will provide food assistance to individuals of the Carolina community be they student, staff, or faculty by acquiring and distributing food to those in need on this campus. The purpose of Carolina Cupboard is multidimensional in that it seeks to provide hunger-relief as well as educating, empowering, and engaging the surrounding community on issues related to food insecurity, poverty, and health & nutrition.

    WHY?

    The need for this organization comes at a time when individuals in our very own community are burdened by personal economic strife thus contributing to students experiencing food insecurities. Over the past year, we have heard numerous anecdotal stories from people expressing how at times they've went without food because of extenuating circumstances - greatly affecting their academics. Even more so, a great deal of the staff that work for this university are below the poverty level – and these are some of the most hard working individuals on UNC’s campus. They are priceless gems of this university just as much as students. Through this food pantry initiative, we hope to ensure that those in our community that are experiencing food poverty and insecurities will have one less burden to carry.

    HELP US

    As Tar Heels, in a sense we are a family. And as a family, we shouldn’t overlook and neglect those that need help. One way that we believe this university can extend its reach in providing more assistance to students and eventually staff is through this program.

  • HOW DO I RECEIVE FOOD?

    To receive food from the food pantry please click the "How to use the Pantry" button below and follow the instructions on the form. If you have any difficulties please contact us through our contact form or visit us directly at the food pantry in Avery.

  • HOW TO HELP?

    Without volunteers, Carolina Cupboard will not be able to effectively provide food to the people in need in our community. As a food pantry, we will rely heavily on volunteers and donations. There are many ways that people in and outside of the Carolina community can help support CC in our mission to fight food poverty.

     

    Below are our current opportunities:

     

    Food Sorts: Food sorting, packaging, and distribution at the food pantry are the best ways to volunteer. These activities are perfect for individuals or groups.

     

    Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities: We need volunteers to help with everything from data entry to educating about nutrition. If you can commit to ongoing support at the food pantry, please fill out the volunteer form by clicking the "Join Us" button.

     

    Host a Food Drive: Organizing food drives in your residence halls, clubs, organizations, or even local churches is a great way to help those in need in our community. If you would like to host a food drive or have any questions or concerns regarding the logistics, please contact Shawnna Gladney, External Donation Manager at shawnnag@live.unc.edu.

     

    By clicking “Join Us!” you can apply to be a volunteer for the food pantry this upcoming year!

     

    Additionally, please print and fill out the Volunteer Agreement form and bring it to the Food Pantry.

  • DONATE FOOD

    The easiest and most direct way to assist us in our mission to fight against hunger is to donate food and groceries, but we will also take kitchen and bathroom necessities that may assist students in need. Food donations will vary and every contribution is valued, but we do not take products that are perishable (ie. fresh fruits and veggies), packaged in glass containers, or already opened. For reference, please see the list of acceptable items below:

     

    Food Pantry Needs

     

    - Canned products: meats, vegetables, fruits, soups, pastas, etc.

    - Hot and cold cereals
    - Nutrition bars
    - Peanut butter

    - Jelly
    - Rice

    - Dry pasta

    - Seasonings: salt, pepper, sugar, etc.

    - Packaged snacks
    - Packaged drinks: powdered milk, teas, juices, etc.

    - Box mixes: cake, pancake, etc.

    - Baby food and cereal (ONLY glass accepted item)

    - Baby formula (Enfamil/Similac)

    - Can openers
    - Tupperware
     

    Please make sure your food donations are not expired and do not contain alcohol.

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  • RESOURCES ON CAMPUS AND IN THE COMMUNITY

     

    Carolina Cupboard: Food Pantry at UNC Chapel Hill; carolinacupboard@gmail.com

    Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps): Eligibility criteria and application can be found online.
    http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/foodstamp/index.htm

     

    MEALS AND FOOD PANTRIES IN ORANGE COUNTY

     

    Inter- Faith Council


    Pantry: 110 W. Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 Phone: (919) 929-6380

    Hours: M-F 9AM - 5PM
    Meals: 100 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Phone: 919-967-0643
    Hours: Breakfast: 6:15AM – 7AM (7:15AM – 8AM Sundays)
    Lunch: 11:15AM – 12:30PM (12:15PM - 1:30PM on Sundays)
    Dinner: 6:15PM- 7PM (same on Sundays)


    Evergreen United Methodist Church


    Pantry: 11098 Us 15 501 Hwy N, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Phone: (919) 968-0198
    Hours: 1st Tuesday of every month 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    2nd Tuesday of every month 10AM - 11AM
    3rd Tuesday of every month 6:30PM- 7:30PM
    4th Tuesday of every month 6:30PM- 7:30PM

     

    Recipients are limited to 12 visits per year

     

    MEALS AND FOOD PANTRIES IN DURHAM

     

    Mt. Zion Christian Church


    Pantry: 3519 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707 Phone: 919-688-4245

    Hours: M-F 9:30AM -11:30AM


    First Calvary Baptist Church


    Pantry: 1311 Morehead Ave, Durham, NC 27707 Phone: 919-489-4184

    Hours: T & Th 10AM - 1PM


    Arc of Safety Outreach


    Pantry: 1201 W. Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 Phone: 919-620-7774
    Hours: W 6PM - 7PM and 8:30PM - 9PM; delivery available to elderly persons

     

    UNC CAMPUS HELP

     

    Student Emergency Fund


    Carr Building CB#5000, 230 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5000

    Phone: (919) 966-4042

     

    RECIPE BOOK

    Need ideas on how you can make more nutritious meals using the goods we offer at the pantry? From soups to desserts, we've got you covered with our Carolina Cupboard Recipe Book!

     

  • CAROLINA CUPBOARD TEAM

    Executive Board 2015-2016

    RODERICK GLADNEY

    Founder 
    roderick.gladney@gmail.com

    JASHAWNNA GLADNEY

    Chair
    Senior

    Global Studies and Public Policy

    shawnnag@live.unc.edu

    NATHANAEL JONES

    Vice Chair

    Junior

    Political Science, AAD minor

    npjones@live.unc.edu

    KEAGAN TRAHAN

    Vice Chair

    Junior

    Communications/ Political Science, Studio Art Minor

    trahan@live.unc.edu

    NICK HATCHER

    Secretary

    Junior

    Anthropology and Math

    hatchery@live.unc.edu  

    ROSA PARK

    Donations Manager
    Junior

    Biology, Chemistry minor

    repark@live.unc.edu

    JULIA KIM

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Senior

    Biology

    JONATHAN BUECHNER

    Public Relations Coordinator

    Sophomore

    Contemporary European Studies, French minor

    jomiguel@live.unc.edu

    D'ANGELO GATEWOOD

    Public Relations Coordinator

    Sophomore

    Undecided

    dangate@live.unc.edu

    MICHAELA DEGUZMAN

    Donations Manager

    Sophomore

    Communication Studies and Studio Art

    mjdeguz5@live.unc.edu

  • OUR SHIFT LEADERS

    Dedicating their time and effort to serving the Carolina Community.

    (Bottom, Left to Right) Emily Milkes, Ryan Bird, Sydney Lane, Keagan Trahan, Jennifer Tietnguyen, Michaela Deguzman, Julia Kim

    (Second Row) Nathanael Jones, Sam Yoo, Zaid Khatib, Jingyi Zhang, Vimbai Muyengwa, Jonathan Buechner, Rafaella De La Vega

    (Third Row) Angela Stumph, Danee Shannon, Kimyona Ray, Catherine Howell, Roderick Gladney, Nick Hatcher, Amber Majors

    (Last Row) Shawnna Gladney, VeQuain Joyner, Eshany Edwards, Kimberly McCullough, D'Angelo Gatewood, Ankith Donthi, Ken-Shih Fan

     

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