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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."

Donate

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.

Address:
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