Pride Pantry Open Hours

The purpose of the Hofstra Pride Pantry is to maintain a functioning non­perishable food pantry to serve students of Hofstra University and our community members who are at risk of food insecurity. The Hofstra Pride Pantry’s goal is to service as many people as possible to ensure that those in need of a reliable and stable food source have support in getting sufficient daily nutrition. The Hofstra Pride Pantry will provide the most essential healthy food to assure that food insecure populations are benefiting from this resource.


The food pantry is for the staff, faculty, and students of Hofstra University. The Pantry can be accessed by any of these community members during their hours of operation.  Please note that to use the Pride Pantry you will need to bring your Hofstra ID and fill out a small, confidential online survey.

What to Expect:

The Hofstra Food Pantry accepts non­perishable food donations. B​ased on research and feedback, the Hofstra Pride Pantry seeks to offer the campus community healthy food options. Stocked items can be expected to include the following:

  • Canned protein
  • Cereal (under 7 grams of sugar, at least 3 grams of fiber)
  • Dried fruit with no added sugar
  • Fruit canned in water or juice (not syrup)
  • Fruit preserves
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Low-sodium soups
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Seeds/trail mixes
  • Unsweetened applesauce
  • Whole grain granola bars
  • Gluten­ Free options
  • Whole Grain Dried Pastas
  • Canned Vegetables

The confidentiality of the participants is very important to the success and the mission of the program. All identifying information collected will be kept confidential and will only be used for the purpose of improving the service that we provide to our community members.

Location: Room 105 in the Wellness and Campus Living Center

Contact Us

For questions on donations, volunteer opportunities, or feedback/comments please email

Wednesday, October 03, 2018



Wellness and Campus Living Center
Wellness and Campus Living Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Pride Pantry

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