How can I continue to support the Food Pantry?

We need ALL non-perishable food items at this time. You can also get in contact with the Student Affairs Office to coordinate donations, or just drop off your donations at Maria’s Place during pantry hours.

Donations Needed

Please note that Maria's Place is currently NOT accepting canned beans or canned vegetables.

  • Canned Soup
  • Chili
  • Mashed Potato mix
  • Canned Pasta
  • Ramen (Beef, Shrimp, Vegetable, or any other fun flavors)
  • Broth
  • Pop Tarts
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Granola Bars
  • Kids Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Chips
  • Juice Boxes
  • Pasta
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Canned Meat (tuna, chicken, etc.
  • Bottled Water
  • Protein shakes
  • Milk (shelf stable)
  • Sugar
  • Seasonings
  • Cups
  • Plates
  • Can openers
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Diapers
  • Baby food
  • Baby clothing
  • Note books
  • Dog Food
  • Cat Food
  • Laundry Detergent (Tide Pods)
  • Jelly
  • Shelf Stable Microwavable Meals
  • Body Soap

Drop-off Locations

  • Davidson Hall Room 103 (Outside of Student Affairs)
  • Maloney Hall (Outside of the Theatre Department)
  • Student Center (Outside of the Student Center main office)
  • Willard-DiLoreto Hall W101 (1stfloor outside of Student Wellness Services)
  • Willard-DiLoreto Hall W201 (2 floor inside Student Disability Services)
  • Bassett Hall (Outside of the History Department)
  • Barnard Hall Room 201
  • Copernicus(Outside Nursing Department)
  • Kaiser Hall Room112
  • Robert Vance Academic Center Lower Level

Can I donate cash, checks and/or gift cards?

Monetary donations for Maria’s Place can be donated here with a notation stating “Maria’s Place” by using your credit card or by sending a check, payable to:
CCSU Foundation, Inc. (in the memo section write: Maria’s Place) and mail to:

CCSU Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 612
New Britain, CT 06050

Gifts cards are also welcome and can be dropped off at the Office of Student Affairs in Davidson Hall, Room 103.