On-Campus Food Assistance Resources
Free Food Market
Monthly free fresh produce and pantry staple distrbution
The Free Food Market is a partnership between the CISFS and the Oregon Food Bank that brings FREE fresh produce and other food items to PSU students and the greater PSU community.
SNAP Application Assistants
help students complete applications for SNAP benefits
SNAP Application Assistants are providing remote services toPSU students during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you haven't applied for SNAP Benefits, reach out to any of the SNAP Application Assistants.
PSU Food Pantry
A student-run, on-campus food pantry for PSU Students
The PSU Food Pantry is a resource for currently enrolled students to acquire food items on a regular basis in a welcoming, inclusive, dignified environment.
Emergency Meal Vouchers
for students who are in need of a meal
In partnership with PSU Eats, CISFS has access to a limited supply of emergency meal vouchers to provide to students who are experiencing critical hunger.
Case Management program
In an effort to combat poverty, housing insecurity, and food scarcity, PSU is offering a new service for members of the student population who are receiving SNAP benefits.
Off-Campus Community Food Assistance Resources
The Committee to Improve Student Food Security (CISFS) bolsters food security through on- and off-campus resources. Many of these resources are noted on our website. In addition, we encourage students to explore their own neighborhoods in search of local options, which may include places of worship, community centers, and civic organizations, many of which have food pantries.
Oregon Food Bank
Use the Oregon Food Bank Food Finder to identify food resources near you. Enter your code and find food resources and their bus routes.
Multnomah County Child Hunger Coalition
Multnomah County Child Hunger Coalition has released an interactive map of food access-related resources. It includes free food resources, community gardens, DHS/SNAP offices, WIC clinics, and farmers markets. Trimet's bus and Max lines are also highlighted on the map.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for women, infants and children designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in targeted, at-risk populations.
Education & Advocacy Groups
LeanPath reducing food waste