Donate

We appreciate your interest in supporting NIU students. Learn how you can help by donating items or funds.

Give Food

You can bring food donations to Room 150 of the Campus Life Building, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We accept canned and dry goods, as well as fresh and frozen food (no expired items, please). We also accept household items. Our most-needed items include:

  • Canned goods (fruit, vegetables, tuna).
  • Cleaning supplies (dish soap, sponges, laundry detergent).
  • Dry goods (rice, pasta, boxed macaroni and cheese).
  • Eggs.
  • Frozen dinners.
  • Fresh or frozen fruit/vegetables.
  • Fresh dairy/almond milk (half-gallons).
  • Paper goods (paper towels, toilet paper).
  • Plastic/reusable bags.
  • Protein/granola bars.
  • Sauces/condiments (pasta sauce, peanut butter, jelly).
  • Spices (curry, cumin, salt, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, oregano, basil).
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, deodorant).

Give Funds

You can make a monetary donation by check or online. Make checks payable to NIU Foundation and bring or mail to:

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

To make an online donation, select "Huskie Food Pantry" from the list of designations on the Foundation website.

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Contact Us

Huskie Food Pantry
Chick Evans Field House
815-753-8300
studentassistance@niu.edu
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