Donations & Drives
There are several ways to support the Panther Pantry: food drives, necessity drives and donations. With our partnership with the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, we are able to purchase food items for .19 cents a pound. All form of donations are greatly appreciated.
When donating, please reach out to us so we can coordinate any details that may be helpful.
If you would like to host a food drive for the Panther Pantry please e-mail us first at firstname.lastname@example.org. Communicating your interest in hosting a drive will help to make your drive successful. We provide, information, graphics, and other tools for pantry drives.
We want to make sure that the items donated are items that the pantry needs. The pantry has limited storage space, if you host a drive without letting us know we may not be able to accept the food donated.
Looking for food & necessity items that the Pantry is in need of receiving? All donations are appreciated. Please make sure they are not expired.
Grocery List for Food & Necessity Drives
If you would like to host a necessities drive for the Panther Pantry please e-mail us first at email@example.com. Communicating your interest in hosting a drive will help to make your drive more successful. We provide information, graphics, and other tools for pantry drives.
Necessity items that the pantry typically carries include paper towels, toilet paper, ethnic hair care products, shampoo, conditioner, soap (laundry, hand, and dish), can openers, and cooking utensils (unused pots, pans, spatulas, and cooking spoons).
If you would like to donate necessity items we have an Amazon wishlist where you can find items that we need on a consistent basis.
Monetary donations can be made at any time. All donations can be made through University of Northern Iowa's Foundation Financial Services office via mail:
University of Northern Iowa Foundation
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0239
If you choose to send a donation via mail please make sure to include your intention of the money is to be used for the Panther Pantry. Checks can be made out to the University of Northern Iowa.
You can also donate by clicking the link below! For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Donate to Panther Pantry
Donations Drop Off
Whether you are dropping off a donation for a department or as an individual to the Panther Pantry the process is the same, just follow these three easy steps to donate non-perishable food items or necessities.
1) Contact us at email@example.com and schedule a time for drop off
2) Meet a member of our team in the Event Services Office in Maucker Union at the scheduled meeting time with your donation
3) Drop off donation