Chico State Basic Needs Project

Welcome to Basic Needs

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry is OPEN!

Spring 23 Hours:

Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

or by appointment call 530-898-4098.


  • Homeless? At risk of eviction?
  • Unstable housing?
  • Unexpected financial crisis?
  • Not enough food?
  • Trouble getting the right food?

Fill out the easy Chico State Basic Needs Application for Assistance and visit the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry on campus (Student Services Center 196).

Would you like to donate?

Thank you!

Check out our Get Involved(opens in new window) page to check out what donation items we take! 

Please call 530-898-4098 to arrange a donation drop off at the Pantry.

We will need the following information:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • What types of items you would like to donate and quantity
  • What day/time you are planning to drop off
*Please keep in mind, we don't accept open food items*

Thank you for your continued support!

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