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APPA Supports the Food Pantry 

The Austin Peay Parent and Family Association supports the Save Our Students (S.O.S.) Food Pantry located in the Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement. The S.O.S. Food Pantry gathers and distributes food and other goods to Austin Peay students experiencing financial difficulties. Donations from the campus community help the Food Pantry serve these students in need. 


Donations are accepted at the following locations:


The S.O.S. Food Pantry needs the following items:

  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Fruit
  • Canned beans (no canned green beans)
  • Canned vegetables (no canned corn or peas)
  • Canned meats (tuna or chicken)
  • Soup
  • Tomato products (sauce, paste, diced, crushed, etc.)
Dry Goods
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Beans (any type)
  • Coffee
  • Breakfast items (cereal, oatmeal, breakfast bars)
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Macaroni & cheese boxes
Fresh food
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits
  •  Eggs
Other Items
  • Hygiene products 
  • Dental care products
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish detergent
  • Reusable grocery bags
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Baby food/formula
  • Diapers

Gift cards are always accepted and appreciated!