Donate to The Pantry

The Pantry operates off of the generosity of the campus and community.

All monetary donations to The Pantry are tax exempt and help provide the funding to restock the pantry as-needed as well as provide campus meal plan scholarships to students that are in need of additional support. 

The Pantry operates off of generous donations from community and campus supporters. If you would like to support the pantry by donating goods, please reference the list below for recommended items. We cannot receive any food that is expired. Please check expiration dates before donating. Contact or 256-765-4693 to arrange donation pick-up/drop-off. 

Recommended items include:
*We are currently not accepting canned goods. Any cans that are donated will be sent to the Shoals Dream Center. 

  • rice cups
  • long-grain rice
  • peanut butter
  • jelly
  • chicken broth
  • macaroni and cheese/Easy Mac cups
  • Chef Boyardee style products
  • dried pasta
  • ramen
  • pasta sauce
  • cereal
  • jerky
  • tuna
  • mashed potato cups 
  • raisins
  • fruit cups/pudding cups
  • popcorn
  • coffee and tea
  • granola bars
  • baby food/formula
  • juice/coffee/tea
  • oatmeal
  • soups
  • Gluten free specific foods
  • Can Openers
  • Basic cooking utensils
  • Gift cards (grocery)
  • Men's hygiene products (body wash, deodorant, shampoo, etc.)
  • Women's hygiene products (body wash, deodorant, shampoo, etc.)
  • Pads & tampons
  • Toothpaste & toothbrushes
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry detergent

The Pantry has created an Amazon wishlist that donations may be purchased from. The wishlist includes items that are needed in the pantry. Upon purchase, the items wil be shipped to the University of North Alabama. 


UNA Faculty and Staff may deduct a pantry donation from their payroll. In order to do so, please complete the following form and send to Mary Ramey ( in the Office of Advancement. Be sure to enter "The Pantry" on the designation line.

Payroll Deduction Form

Office of Student Engagement
c/o The Pantry
UNA Box 5033
Florence AL 35632

​*All checks must be made payable to "The Pantry at UNA".