Donations being accepted in Bruin Community Pantry

Bruin Community Pantry (BCP) is an Office of Student Life-led initiative seeking to address the real problem of hunger (“food insecurity”) on campus. It is our goal to help meet the needs of our community who, for one reason or another, do not have access to enough healthy food.

We are currently soliciting donations for the BCP. Those wishing to contribute by donating money can contact Jere Witherspoon ( or 503-554-2316) for more information.

Here is a list of suggested donation items:

  • Boxed meals, such as mac and cheese and Hamburger Helper
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Quinoa
  • Tortilla and pita chips
  • Beef jerky
  • Crackers and cereal
  • Cheese sticks
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter, jelly and honey
  • Applesauce pouches and fruit cups
  • Protein bars, granola bars and fruit bars
  • Dried fruit (cherries, figs, blueberries)
  • Coffee and tea
  • Hot sauces
  • Canned veggies, fruits, beans and meats
  • Chili and soups
  • Salsa and marinara sauce
  • Chicken and vegetable broth
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder, spices of any kind
  • Oil
  • Shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Body wash
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Laundry and dish soap
  • Notebooks, pens, pencils and lined paper

Donations can be dropped off at the student life office on the third floor of the Stevens Center during regular business hours. Any excess of items donated will be delivered to FISH in Newberg. We will take donations of non-perishable food items and essential toiletries throughout the year.

All George Fox community members have access to the pantry, located in the Roberts Center (Room 110). Community food drives will be held throughout the year to provide non-perishable items for the pantry.

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