Izzy's Food Pantry is partially supported by generous donations. Both non-perishable food items and monetary donations from the campus and community are gladly accepted.


Non-perishable food items can be donated at University Center, 204.

Items of particular need are:

  • Proteins: peanut butter, canned meat (tuna/chicken) and beans (canned or dry)
  • Grains: pasta, crackers, rice and instant potatoes
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit in juice or light syrup
  • Breakfast: cereal, oatmeal, granola/cereal bars, pancake mix (add water only) and syrup
  • Main meals: spaghetti sauce (canned preferred), macaroni and cheese, boxed meals and canned soup
  • Other items: jelly, coffee and popcorn
  • Supplies: manual can openers and reusable grocery bags

Top Requests are:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Spaghetti Sauce 


Financial gifts can be given through payroll deductions or via credit card. To contribute, please visit


Please call 361-825-FOOD (3663) or 361-825-5202 to arrange either type of donation.