University of Nebraska Medical Center

Maverick Food Pantry


A selection of healthy, organic, and culturally sensitive food items are available for currently enrolled students at UNO, UNMC, and CSM, Avenue Scholars students, and currently employed faculty and staff members at UNO to choose from by completing a request form.

Requests for food packages can be submitted through the online form twice per week. Each package contains approximately two days worth of non-perishable items and personal hygiene products. A list of items that are currently offered in the Maverick Food Pantry can be found here.

Pick Up Options

Requests will be approved and filled on the morning of the next business day.

  • Requests submitted by Tuesday at 5 p.m. can be delivered to the Student Life Center (suite 2031) on UNMC's Omaha campus and will be available for pick up on Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Students will be emailed when their order is ready.
  • Otherwise, packages will be available for pick up from the University of Nebraska Omaha's Community Engagement Center, Room 130 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 402.554.4083 if you need curbside pickup.
Campus community members requiring additional resources will be provided an updated list of community resources.
A Maverick Food Pantry student worker stocks the shelves of the food pantry

Complete a Request Form

Requests for food packages can be submitted through the online form twice per week. Each package contains approximately two days worth of non-perishable items and personal hygiene products.


To meet the growing demand, the Maverick Food Pantry is now accepting non-perishable food items and individually packaged toilet paper and paper towels.

Items can be donated to the food pantry by scheduling an appointment. Please email unomavfoodpantry@unomaha.edu. Your donation is tax deductible. Donations can be dropped off at 130 Community Engagement Center (CEC).

Monetary donations and gift cards will be used to purchase currently needed items. Gift cards can be purchased for Aldi, Bakers, Hy-Vee, Costco, Walmart, or Visa. Thank you for your help and support.

Current Donation Needs Include:

  • Individually Packaged Toilet Paper
  • Individually Packaged Paper Towels
  • Pasta & Sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Soups
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruits
  • Gluten-Free and Vegan Options

Other Food Pantry Resources

Open Door Mission
2828 North 23rd Street East, Omaha NE 68110
  • Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-Thru pantries

Together Omaha
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Pantry boxes will be distributed from the dock located at the backside of the parking lot. Staff will fill out the USDA waiver form to eliminate contact.

Project Hope Food Pantry
6201 North 60th Street, Omaha NE 68104
  • Call for hours: (402) 452-7649

Salvation Army Food Pantry
Burrows Center, 6101 NW Radial Highway, Omaha NE 68104
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Food Bank for the Heartland List of Partners
State of Nebraska and Western Iowa
Loper Pantry
  • Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Jubilee Center
1920 Central Ave, Kearney NE 68848

  • Call 308-234-3880
  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska

Northeast Community College Food Pantry
Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN)
  • Call 308-635-3089, leave a contact number for a callback
  • Provide total household income information. If eligible, arrangements will be made for food pick-up/delivery


Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen
1102 12th Ave, Scottsbluff NE 69363,

  • Call 308-632-2845
  • Food pantry available Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Potter’s Wheel Ministries Food Pantry
111 E. Overland, Scottsbluff NE 69361

  • Call 308-633-2888
  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays only. Please call to obtain a voucher.


Panhandle Partnership Resource List


Iowa Food Bank

  • Call 1-855-944-3663

Southside Helping Hands Pantry
1919 S 10th St., Council Bluffs IA 51501

  • Call for Hours: 712-322-8122
Additional Resources