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Chico State Basic Needs Project

Welcome to Basic Needs

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry is OPEN!

Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., or by appointment

Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry provides Grab-and-Go Bags for Chico State students, staff, and their families.
Please wear a mask and bring your ID when you visit us!

Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week Events

Monday – Nov. 16
Postponed until a later date

Meet Your Farmer!
Visit with Scott Grist, Organic Vegetable Project
10:00AM-10:15AM – Instagram Live @HungryWildcats

Tuesday – Nov. 17

Closing the Gap: Food, Basic Needs Grants and Rapid Re-housing
Overview of Basic Needs services
2:00PM-2:50PM - Zoom

Wednesday – Nov. 18

Visit the Pantry! Specials All Day!
Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry SSC 196
9:30AM-12:30PM - Event

Thursday – Nov. 19

Renting in Chico 101
Rental tips and information

Taking a Deeper Dive on Instagram Live
CalFresh and Pantry Live Q&A, Resource Sharing and Giveaway
2:00PM-2:50PM - Instagram Live @CFOChicoState

Friday – Nov. 20

POP UP Pantry
University Village
11:30AM-2:30PM - Event

Do you want to donate?

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. We will need the following information:
  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • What items you are donating
  • What day/time you are planning to drop off
*Please keep in mind, we don't accept open food items*
Thank you donors!

Thank You Video