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The Jamil Niner Food Pantry is open for shopping by appointment from noon - 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Masks are required to be worn inside the food pantry at all times. 

Questions regarding scheduling? Email afansle2@uncc.edu

Listed below are additional community food resources:

https://www.foodpantries.org/ci/nc-charlotte
https://caminocommunitycenter.org/  (located via light rail near campus, application required)
https://www.unitedway.org/our-impact/featured-programs/2-1-1#

Some food pantries require a referral. Please call 211 and state that you need food assistance. Ask "how do I get a referral and if possible, can you provide me names of food pantries that don't have this requirement."

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Group of individuals standing around the Jamil Niner Student Pantry. The group on the left is holding a giant Harris Teeter gift card.

Harris Teeter Gift Supports Food Pantry

Harris Teeter recently made a donation to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

Individuals restocking canned goods on shelves in the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

University-Community Partnership to Combat Food Insecurity among College Students

The on-campus food pantry served more than 800 student clients during its first academic year

This paper describes a university-community partnership focused on alleviating food insecurity among college students. The on-campus food pantry served more than 800 student clients during its first academic year.

A lady in a grey long sleeve shirt and red scarf holds canned goods while standing in front of shelves of more canned goods.

Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry

Exchange Online - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Students go hungry every day at UNC Charlotte. To address this critical need, a team of students, faculty and staff have opened a campus food pantry.

Individuals looking at canned goods on shelves in the Jamil Niner Student Pantry.

Family Focus: Food pantry at UNCC helps students with food insecurity

WSOC-TV Eyewitness News 9, Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Just beneath the surface at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, there are places where experts have found hunger.
 
The experts at the university called the hunger food insecurity.

Group of individuals standing in front of shelves of pantry items.

Student needs give rise to UNCC campus food pantry

Charlotte Observer
By Lisa Thornton - Charlotte Observer Correspondent

Food pantries are sprouting up on college campuses across the nation, part of an emerging trend that’s beginning to shed light on a subject with little data so far: hunger and food inse

Image of shelves full of boxed food items like cereal and macaroni & cheese.

Campus food pantry aids students in need

Niner Times

Recent initiatives begun by the Department of Student Affairs and the Department of Academic Affairs have led to the creation of an on campus student food pantry.