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Donate and Volunteer

Host a Collection Drive

If you, your organization or place of work is interested in hosting a collection drive, please contact the Huskie Food Pantry at 815-753-1421. In addition to providing you with a list of preferred items, we can also provide you with successful strategies to help attain donations for this worthy cause.

The Huskie Food Pantry is operated solely through donations and the help of volunteers. Become part of our growing network of supporters.

Volunteer Your Time

We rely on the help of our wonderful volunteers in order to ensure the success of the Huskie Food Pantry. Volunteers are needed to receive, stock and shelf inventory; shop for food; assist clients; organize food drives and much more. 

Sign Up for a Shift

Please be encouraged to sign-up for more than one shift! If you have questions, contact or call 815-753-1421.

Make a Monetary Donation

Monetary donations to the Huskie Food Pantry can be made online through The NIU Foundation. Please write in "Huskie Food Pantry" in the designation box marked "other."

Donate Now!

You may also make a monetary donation in-person or by mail. Please make checks payable to NIU Foundation and in the memo line of your check, write "To benefit Huskie Food Pantry." Drop off checks or mail to:

NIU Foundation
c/o Huskie Food Pantry
DeKalb, IL 60115

All donations can be dropped off at the Campus Life Building, Rm 150 between 8 a.m. - noon or 1-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Host a Tabling Fundraiser

If you, your organization or place of work is interested in hosting a tabling fundraiser, please contact the Huskie Food Pantry by emailing us at

Contact Us

Huskie Food Pantry
Located in the Chick Evans Field House on the south side of the building, across from Graham and Gabel halls.


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