Maverick Food Pantry


Contact Information


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

Requests will be approved and filled on the morning of the next business day. Packages will be available for pick up from the CEC 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.


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 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: 

Other Food Pantry Resources



Vincent De Paul Food Pantry
2101 Leavenworth Street, 68102      
Call for hours: (402) 341-1689


Open Door Mission
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-Thru pantries
Contact: Amy Harvey at 402-301-6535 or

Together Omaha
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, 68104
Call for hours: (402) 452-7649

Salvation Army Food Pantry
Burrows Center, 6101 NW Radial Highway
Monday-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



UNL Pantry Resources in the Lincoln Community


Food Bank of Lincoln 
Contact Phone: 402-466-8170
Contact Email: 



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 68848 | 308-234-3880

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska 


Big Blue Cupboard 



The Orphan Grain Train 
Free meals for anyone 19 and older
Every Weekday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 6th and Madison Ave. in the parking lot


Northeast Community College Food Pantry 
All users must first fill out an Intake Form

Contact Diana Rizzo at for additional referrals 



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, 69363, 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 69361, 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 51501
Call for Hours: 712-322-8122

Additional Resources

List of Community Resources