Helping Hands Pantry Collection


Food insecurity is a growing trend among the nation’s college students. Ocean County College’s Helping Hands Food Pantry aims to help enrolled students in need. Throughout September, we will be collecting food items for the pantry to assist OCC students. We’re collecting the following items:

  • Small Paper Bowls
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Pre-packaged Cheese Crackers
  • Pre-packaged Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Individual Serving-Size Applesauce cups
  • Pudding (individual serving cups)
  • Fruit Cups
  • Granola Bars
  • Power Bars / Cereal Bars
  • Single-serve Ravioli or similar meals
  • Single-serve Soups
  • Tomato Juice 
  • Nuts, trail mix, dried fruit
  • Dried Noodles
  • Instant Mac & Cheese
  • Individual serving size pretzels, chips, etc.