Cardinal Kitchen - FREE Food Pantry for Students

September 11, 2023

Cardinal Kitchen is open the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of every month and offers free food and personal care items for Ball State students!

Students should bring their Student ID with them when they visit.  

Cardinal Kitchen Schedule

2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of every month
5:00 - 8:00pm
Student Center - L-26 (basement)

 Available Resources Include (but are not limited to):

Loaf of Bread (during openings only)
Fresh Fruit/Vegetables (during openings only)

Peanut Butter/Jelly
Canned meat
Pasta Sauce
Canned Vegetables
Granola Bars
Feminine Hygiene Products
Toilet Paper
Laundry Detergent
Dish Soap/Detergent
Can Openers

If students are in need of food in between our openings, we have Grab and Go bags available in the Office of Student Life (SC 131) Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Cardinal Kitchen always accepts donations (food, personal care items, monetary donations, and grocery bags) --- donations can be brought to the Office of Student Life (SC 131).

Cardinal Kitchen is a recognized food pantry with Second Harvest and the State of Indiana.

Questions? Email Cardinal Kitchen at 

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