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The Raider Food Pantry at Wright State serves all students in need of emergency food assistance. The food pantry is open to any Wright State student enrolled in classes for the current term.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including gender identity/expression), color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, ability or disability, veteran or military status, thinking style, skills, educational background, life experience, or sexual orientation.
Wright State University is committed to achieving an intellectual, cultural, and social environment on campus in which all are free to make their contribution. We will achieve an environment in which every individual may think, and learn, and grow without prejudice, intimidation, and without discrimination. We will achieve an environment in which personal dignity and respect for the individual are recognized by all.
Location and Summer Semester Hours
The Food Pantry is located in 055 Student Union. The hours for the summer semester are:
- Monday: Closed
- Tuesday: Closed
- Wednesday: 9 to 11:30 a.m. (last appointment/walk-in accepted at 11:15)
- Thursday: Closed
- Friday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last appointment/walk-in accepted at 3:30)
If the pantry is closed but you are still in need of food, please call or text 937-260-0167. If you are in an emergency and need to shop more than once every two weeks, please reach out to the direct call/text line.
Students in need of emergency food assistance should visit the pantry during open hours and a staff member, volunteer, or student worker will be there to assist. Students will be asked to show a photo ID, verify their University ID number, and fill out a short form. It is preferred students schedule an appointment to shop (campus username and password required to log in) ahead of time.
Students can shop once every two weeks, but if you are in an emergency and need to shop more than once every two weeks, please call or text 937-260-0167.
You can support the Food Pantry’s mission in a number of ways. You can purchase from our Amazon wish list, donate food and other items, provide financial contributions, or volunteer at the Pantry itself.
Are you interested in applying for other food assistance? You may be eligible for SNAP (food stamp) assistance from the State of Ohio. Check SNAP benefits eligibility.
The Raider Food Pantry is currently managed by the Office of Vice President for Student Affairs and coordinated by Mary Case, SAHE Graduate Assistant, and FFP Coordinator.