Cherry Pantry


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Location: 224A Howard Gittis Student Center
Summer Hours: Visit the Dean of Students office, rm 304 in the Howard Gittis Student Center, to request access to the pantry for food and personal hygiene items. Access can be requested M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30. p.m.

Fall and Spring Semester Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: 1 pm to 5 pm
Wednesday: 1 pm to 5 pm
Thursday: 4 pm to 8 pm

Food Donations and Personal Hygiene Product Donations:
We accept donations at the pantry during our operating hours (see above) and at the Dean of Students Office (rm. 304 HGSC), 8:30-5:00, when the pantry is not open. 

Other Donations:
Please contact if you would like to make a financial contribution to the pantry by cash or check or visit the following website to make a donation through the university's giving page:
Donate here.

Guiding Principle:
Access to healthy and nutritious food is a basic human right.
Cherry Pantry’s mission is to combat hunger in the Temple community by supplying nutritious emergency food while providing equal treatment to all who visit the pantry.
A Temple community where student success is not undermined by hunger.
Core Values:
We treat all people with dignity and respect.
We support our Temple community.
We practice good stewardship of resources.

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