Make a Donation

Post Ryan Choi
Student Basket

The ASI Food Pantry relies on the generous donations from our community! We accept food & monetary donations year round and host special food drive events. Click the tabs below to find out more about the current ways to support. 

Food & Toiletry Donations

  • We accept:

    • Non-perishable items, menstrual products, and toiletries. 
    • Students like low-sodium, low-sugar, low-processed items.
  • We CANNOT accept:
    • Opened items, perishable items including refrigerated/frozen.
  • Walk-In Drop off: 
    • Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm, ASI Student Engagement & Outreach Office, University Union, Room 1240.
  • Scheduled Drop off at Parking Lot:

If you need a donor acknowledgement receipt or plan to donate a large number of items, please call us at (916) 278-9678 or email us at asi-foodpantry@csus.edu so we are prepared to receive your donation. THANK YOU!

Items Best Suited for our Food Pantry

List is updated regularly as needs change. (Last updated: 9/13/2022)

  • Variety of Rice options
  • Variety of Pasta options
  • Bread
  • Spices (salt, pepper, garlic powder, ground cumin, curry powder, etc.) 
  • Nuts & healthy snacks
  • Canned Meats
  • Canned Soups
  • Tomato paste
  • Toiletries
  • View the SYC Donation Guide below for examples of culturally relevant items we are in need of.

Monetary Donations

Online: 

  1. Click “Donate Online”.
  2. Select “ASI Donations”.
  3. Select “ASI Food Pantry Donation”.

Note: There is currently no option to set up recurring payments

How to write a check for the ASI Food Pantry

  • Checks should be made payable to Associated Students, Inc. with the memo: ASI Food Pantry Donation.
  • You can drop off monetary donations (checks or cash) at the ASI Student Shop, located in the University Union, 3rd Floor, Room 3231
Address: 

To mail a donation or a check, please send to:

Associated Students, Inc. at Sac State
Attn: ASI Food Pantry
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6011

Amazon Wish List 

  • Please review our Amazon Wish List to send donations directly to the ASI Food Pantry!
  • If you would like a Tax ID Donation Acknowledgement Letter sent you you for your Amazon Wish List Donation, please message asi-foodpantry@csus.edu