CWRU Food Insecurity Resources

Physical Resource Center - Sponsored by: USG & GSC

Location: 11440 Uptown Ave. (Next to Mitchell's Ice Cream);   Hours: Wed & Sat, 1pm-5pm
Available to: All CWRU Students;   Services Offered: Offers resources such as a food pantry, clothing, small items of furniture, kitchenware, and school supplies. 
Contact Information: Website -, Social - 

Swipe Out Hunger, GrubHub Edition - Sponsored by: USG

Available to: CWRU Undergraduate & Graduate Students (Only Available to Students Living in US)
Services Offered: Access to prepared food through GrubHub Gift Card, can be used at On Campus retail dining locations or off campus retail locations
Contact Information: GrubHub Request Form;   USG Website

Free Little Food Pantry - Sponsored by: Writing Resource Center

Location: Bellflower Hall, Front Porch (1427 Bellflower Rd);   Hours: 24/7 (Always Open)
Available to: All CWRU Students;   Services Offered:  Walk-up Food Pantry
Contact Information: Email -,  Website -

OMA Food Pantry - Sponsored by: Office of Multicultural Affairs

Location: Sears Hall #409 (2083 MLK Jr. Drive);   Hours: Mon- Fri, 9am- 5pm
Available to: All CWRU Students;   Services Offered: Walk-in Food Pantry
Contact Information: Phone: - 216.368.2904,  Email -,  Website -

UPCam Ministries - Sponsored by: United Protestant Campus Ministries

Location: Church of the Covenant (11205 Euclid Ave);   Hours: Wed & Fri, 10am- 3pm 
Available to: All CWRU Students;   Services Offered: Food bags (By Appointment - Contact
Contact Information: Phone - 216.421.9614 ext 301,  Email -,  Website -

Lunch Box Initiative - Sponsored by: Off Campus and Commuter Services

Location: Thwing Center #083 (Off-campus Lounge);   Hours: Mon- Fri, 11am- 2:00pm
Available to: Off Campus CWRU Students;   Services Offered: Provides shelf-stable food items during lunchtime.
Contact Information: Phone - 216.368.7564,  Email:,  Website -

OGSL Food Pantry - Sponsored by: Office of Graduate Student Life

Location: Tomlinson Hall #216 (2121 MLK Jr. Drive);   Hours: Mon-Fri, 11am-2pm
Available to: CWRU Graduate & Professional Students;   Services Offered: Food Pantry (By Appointment - Contact OGSL)
Contact Information: Phone - 216.368.4802,  Email:,  Website -

Additional CWRU & Community Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): 

Offers nutrition assistance to low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. For more information, contact the Cleveland Food Bank HELP LINE at 216.738.206, text FOOD to 63566., or visit The Help Center is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon through Fri.

CWRU Student Emergency Fund: 

The Student Emergency Fund was created by a generous gift from Candace and Vincent Gaudiani to assist CWRU students who need short term financial support due to an emergency, accident, or other unplanned event.
For more information, visit: