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Food Cupboard

NHCC Food Cupbard ImageThe Food Cupboard is open to all NHCC students. 

We offer ready-to-eat and staple items. We also have supplementary items like toothpaste, shampoo, and notebooks. We can also help students access other community resources.

The Food Cupboard is located in the Campus Center, Room 225 and is open year around. The on-demand feature allows students to e-mail their needs Monday-Friday, then orders are prepared and available for same day pick-up.  

Hours of operations are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-6:00pm. Students are allowed ten items per week. A valid student identification is required.

The Food Cupboard can also be accessed anytime by clicking here and including the following information in the email:  

  • Your next on campus availability
  • Your student identification number
  • A contact number where you can be reached

Appointments can also be set up by phone, or by e-mail: FoodCupboard@nhcc.edu

To Donate: 

Please make checks payable to the "NHCC Foundation" (and include "Food Cupboard" in the memo). Send to:

North Hennepin Community College
Foundation Office
7411 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Food donations can be dropped off at the Student Life offices in the Campus Center, or Troy Nellis' office in the Library.

Food donations must be non-perishable. Desired items include:

  • Healthy boxed cereals
  • Instant and regular oatmeal
  • Rice (12 oz packages)
  • Canned Meats ( Spam, Beef, Chicken)
  • 1 liter bottles of juice 
  • Cereal Bars and Granola Bars
  • Instant boxed dinners

We also distribute hygiene items. Needed items include:

  • Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Soap 
  • Body Wash



Contact Information

Location: Campus Center, Room 225

Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday
from 1:30-6:00pm

To donate, volunteer, or for more details: 
Contact (763) 493-0502 or