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Food Pantry

Bobcat Pantry

Location: TC 131 (Located by the Den)

Please complete the grocery bag pick-up form weekly before visiting the pantry! Click here to sign up.

  • Please wear a protective face covering when picking up your grocery bag.
  • We are currently working on securing additional toiletry items.
  • If you would like to donate to the Bobcat Pantry, you can find the donation link here!

For any questions, contact Elizabeth Rodriguez Cruz, Basic Needs Food Distribution Coordinator at erodriguezcruz@ucmerced.edu or (209) - 316 - 8136

USDA Food Distribution ("Drive-Thru" Model)

Location: Merced Community College (Parking Lot 2) - Off of G St.

Upcoming Dates: Friday, September 18th

Open to all students, staff, and community members in need of food assistance! Please reach out to foodpantry@ucmerced.edu with any questions.

The USDA Commodities Program (also known as the Emergency Food Assistance Program) is a federal program that provides monthly food packages to individuals families who meet income guidelines set by the federal government. The program distributes USDA-provided food to individuals at more than 24 distributions sites every month throughout Merced and Mariposa Counties. Click here to learn more.