Make a Donation

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The 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 to find out more about the current ways to support. 

Food & Toiletry Donations

  • Drop off food and toiletry donations at the ASI Student Engagement & Outreach Office, University Union, Room 1240, Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm. 
  •  We accept donations of non-perishable food items and toiletries. We CANNOT accept donations of fresh items, frozen items or items that have already been open
  • Please consider both nutritional content & cultural relevancy of the food items you donate.

If you plan to donate a large quantity of items, please email asi-foodpantry@csus.edu prior so we can schedule support & be  prepared to receive your donations. THANK YOU! 

- Most Needed Items - 

List is updated regularly as needs change. (Last updated: 3/22/22)

  • 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 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