BCP Upcoming Drives

Please see the schedule below for upcoming food drives in support of the BCP. Question about how to contribute or planning your own drive can be sent to bearcatspantry@ucmail.uc.edu

  • Family First Donation Drive: We are collecting baby and toddler items for students with young families. Find all the info on our Family First page. 
  • Crosstown Foodout: This year, we are teaming up with Xavier University for a competition drive during the Crosstown Shoot Out! Show your support for the Bearcats leading up to the game by donating via our financial link, our Amazon Wishlist or following us on Instagram (@bearcatspantry). The school with the most in these categories will be announced after the game.
  • Woodburn Brewing is also hosting a Crosstown Shootout drive. $1 from every pint sold on Friday Dec 9th will be donated to the BCP.

What to Donate

Please do not donate expired or damaged goods. 

General food items:

  • Baking and cooking supplies- olive oil, seasonings, flours, etc.
  • Canned protein (ex: tuna, chicken, etc)
  • Canned beans (black, pinto, white, black eyed, etc)
  • Dried beans and legumes
  • Grains (rice, lentils, etc)
  • Sauces (pasta, bbq, etc)
  • Granola/protein bars and healthy snack items
  • Oatmeal 
  • Gluten free items including pasta

Personal Hygiene:

  • Full size bottles of shampoo and conditioner (we have a lot of travel size items)
  • Lotion
  • Face wash
  • Womens deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Shaving supplies (men's and women's)
  • Tampons
  • Baby food
  • Diapers


  • Disinfectant spray
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • First aid items
  • School supplies 

Thanks to many generous donations, we have a very large supply of the following items and do not have capacity for more:

  • Canned corn
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned peeled and sliced white potatoes 
  • Ramen noodles