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Establishing a Food Pantry

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Setting up and running a campus food pantry requires careful planning and a dedicated team of leaders and volunteers. This page provides helpful resources and links to several campus food pantries throughout Tennessee. We can also provide webinars for establishing campus food pantries and technical assistance.


Food Pantry Resources:

  • Get Food Smart TN Program - To learn more, visit
  • College and University Food Bank Alliance - CUFBA has toolkits for getting a food pantry started and running a campus food pantry. Both can be found here.
  • Swipe Out Hunger - A nationwide nonprofit addressing hunger among college students and can be accessed here.


Campus Food Pantries Throughout Tennessee:



Brook Powell

Environmental Scientist
Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices

This Page Last Updated: October 2, 2020 at 1:50 PM