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Cats' Cupboard

Summer 2018 Hours **

Sun: Closed
Mon: 
1-6 PM
Tue: 
1-5 PM
Wed:
1-5 PM
Thu:
1-5 PM
Fri: 
9 AM-Noon
Sat: 
Closed

Fall Semester 2018 Hours **

Sun: 5-7 pm
Mon: 
12-7 PM
Tue: 
9 AM-Noon and 1-5 PM
Wed
1-5 PM
Thu:
9-5 PM
Fri: 
9 AM-Noon
Sat: 
Closed

Mornings available by appointment. Please email Erin at erbish@k-state.edu to schedule.

 

** Fall Semester Hours will start on Monday, August 20, 2018. The first Sunday we are open will be Sunday August 26, 2018. 

**Hours subject to change and will be posted on our social media. Follow our Facebook and Twitter for any closings or schedule changes

 

 

Cats' Cupboard:
The K-State Food Pantry
Kansas State University
009 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-0366
785-532-6108 fax
catscupboard@k-state.edu

Pantry Needs

Many of our immediate needs can be purchased and delivered directly via our Amazon Wish List.  Please make sure you choose "Gift" option and include your contact information so we may send you a thank you for your support of K-State students!

Immediate Needs

  • Can Openers
  • Canned Fruit
  • Potatoes (canned or boxed)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Tuna
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Black & Kidney & Garbanzo Beans (canned or dry)
  • Jelly
  • Canned Meat Products
  • Pasta & Pasta Sauce
  • Rice
  • Microwave meals/to-go meals
  • Gluten-free products
  • Peanut butter alternatives
    • Almond Butter, Sunflower Seed Butter, Coconut Butter, etc.
  • Razors
  • Soap (body, hand, dish, laundry)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene
    • Regular sized tampons
    • Pads

Grains/Cereals

  • 100% whole wheat pasta
  • Plain oatmeal or cream of wheat
  • Brown rice
  • Quinoa
  • Breakfast cereals-low sugar options

Proteins

  • Canned chicken
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned meats
  • Canned beans-black, pinto, garbanzo, etc.
  • Peanut butter

Fruits/Vegetables

  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruits
  • Dried Fruits
  • Applesauce
  • Raisins

Miscellaneous

  • Canned soups and sauces-low sodium options
  • Granola Bars
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, salad dressing)
  • Jelly
  • Crackers
  • Shelf-stable meal kits

Hygiene

  • Toilet paper
  • Pads/Regular Tampons
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Soap
  • Handsoap
  • Dishsoap

Hosting a Donation Drive: Things to Consider

  • Cats' Cupboard accepts unopened nonperishable food items, new, unopened hygiene products, and new or gently used and clean kitchen equipment.
  • Cats' Cupboard accepts new hats, gloves, and scarves during the cold months.
  • If you are considering hosting a donation drive please contact us at catscupboard@k-state.edu so we give you and up-to-date list of our biggest needs. We would also be able to share social media marketing if given enough notice.
  • Small donations may be dropped off during hours of operation.
  • For larger donations, please schedule a donation delivery by emailing catscupboard@k-state.edu. It is helpful for us to have volunteers scheduled to sort large donations.
  • Cats' Cupboard has an Amazon Wish List for people looking to donate food and hygiene products to the pantry with a delivery. The donation will be delivered right to our pantry.
  • Remember bigger isn't always better.  Single serving items go a long way at the pantry.

We truly appreciate the campus and community helping keep our shelves stocked!

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