Paw's Pantry

Donate to the Pantry

Food donations

All food donations can be dropped off at any of our many donation locations around campus. If you or your company would like to give to us, please contact us!

The inventory in Paw's Pantry is constantly changing. Check back often for the latest on what Paw's Pantry needs!
• Cereal
• Boxed Dinner Kits
• Baking Items
• Gluten Free Items
• Microwaveable Items 
• Single Serving Items
• Juice
• Canned Fruit 
• Frozen Meals***
• Canned meats and protein

Paw’s Pantry now has a freezer and a refrigerator. We can accept a donation of the following fresh food and produce:
• Eggs
• Bananas
• Corn
• Carrots
• Apples
• Potatoes
• Oranges
• Broccoli
• Squash
• Beets
• Cabbage
• Pears
• Green Beans
• Melons
• Celery
• Garlic
• Onions
• Frozen Fruits & Vegetables

***Paw’s Pantry can accept fresh produce and frozen meal donations during operational Pantry hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Or donations can be brought to CE 270 Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. If you wish to donate fresh produce or forzen meals outside of these times, please send an email to or to schedule a time for donation pick up/drop off.

Tips for donating:
• When buying cans, try to buy the kind that don't require a can opener.
• Look for can labels that say, "Preserved in water" or "Low sodium".
• If there's a gluten free option, buy it!
• Always check the expiration date before donating!

Hosting a Food Drive

Putting on a food drive is easy! Whether it's bringing donations to a monthly meeting, or having competition between student organizations, food drives are a fun way to give back to the IUPUI community.

If you are planning to put on a food drive, please let us know about it! We'd love to help you in any way we can. Just fill out this form and we'll get back to you soon.

Monetary Donations

Make Paw's Pantry a part of your regular giving! All donations go to support the operations of the pantry - buying food when the pantry is low on food, spreading the world about food insecurity in our community, and ensuring quality, consistent service at the pantry.

You can give a monetary donation to Paw's Pantry by check or credit card. Checks should be made payable to IU Foundation with the account number I380010177 listed in the memo line.

Please mail your gift to:
Indiana University Foundation
P.O. Box 6460
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6460

For more information, please contact:
Andrea Anderson
Director of External Affairs and Special Projects
IUPUI Division of Student Affairs
(317) 274-8990