Fall Food Drive

The UC BCP and Resource Center (formerly called Bearcats Pantry) provides free food, hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and professional clothing to anyone in need on campus. We rely entirely on donations and want to say thank you for supporting us through our Fall Food Drive!

The Fall Food Drive will run from October 8th (Homecoming) until November 11th.

How to Donate

  • Financial donations can be made here: Bearcats Pantry Support Fund 
  • Amazon Wishlist: Shop the BPC Amazon Wishlist for our most needed items. They get mailed directly to us. 
  • Campus Building Donation Bins: Donation bins will be located in:
    • TUC
    • The Rec- near check in
    • Langsam Library- by the main stairway near the main entrance
    • Allied Health 
    • University Hall- first floor lobby
    • Lindner College of Business- lobby atrium near the stairs 
    • College of Law
    • College of Medicine- Student Affairs Office Suite lobby) 
    • CECH - Dean's Office and Teachers-Dyer Suite 360
    • Arts and Sciences
      • Arts and Sciences 155 (Dean's Office)
      • Braunstein Hall Atrium (Near 422) 
      • Edwards 4130
      • French Hall, 2nd Floor Front Desk
      • Crosley 403
      • Geology/Physics 400

What to Donate

We will take all donations of non-expired food, but in particular we are looking for: 
  • Lentils
  • Chickpeas
  • Canned sweet potato 
  • Coconut milk
  • Gluten free pasta and mac & cheese 
  • Nuts
  • Soy sauce
  • Other healthy snacks!

Food Box Recipients

Due to unprecented demand, we had to close the box application form early. We will be focused on trying to meet the demand of those that registered. Anyone with questions can email bearcatspantry@ucmail.uc.edu

Thanksgiving Box pickup will be Monday November 21st from 1-5PM and Tuesday November 22nd from 10AM-2PM. Winter Break box hours will be announced closer to that date. 

Please note: the BCP will remain open over break as well. 

Contact Us

Daniel S. Cummins - Associate Dean of Students
Joy Kostansek - Program Coordinator, kostanjy@ucmail.uc.edu

Phone: 513-556-3780
Email: BearcatsPantry@ucmail.uc.edu

We want to give a big thank you to our partners on this project including: Facilities Management, the Division of Student Affiars, Athletics, Parking Services, and more!