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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

Listed below are additional community food resources:  (located via light rail near campus, application required)

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."


The Jamil Niner Student Pantry is always open to donations!

Have some non-perishable goods you would like to donate? Please refer to our list of accepted items and then drop them off during regular pantry hours (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.). All items must have at least a 3-month window to expiration.

1224 John Kirk Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262

Food Items Include:

  • Dried Lentils
  • Dried Red Lentils
  • Dried and Canned Chickpeas
  • Dried and Canned Black beans
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned Tuna
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Chicken broth
  • Vegetable broth
  • Oatmeal (any variety)
  • Cereal (oat & rice)
  • Granola Bars
  • Cereal Bars
  • Potatoes (any variety)
  • Onions
  • Crackers      
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Popcorn 
  • Instant Noodles from an International Market

Non-Food Items Include:

  • Can Opener 
  • Egg Cartons
  • Grocery Bags

Toiletries include:  

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Bar Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Feminine hygiene products, especially pads
  • Deodorant
  • Floss