Swoops food pantry is a hidden gem on campus. Run by a leadership board of students, faculty, staff, and alumni volunteers – this campus organization is a great resource for current EMU students that provides them with food assistance and additional resoureces to have a long-lasting and positive impact on their well-being while in college.
The core goals of the organization which can be found on their website are to:
Eligibility to receive items from the food pantry require current enrollment to EMU by presenting a current class schedule. Upon approval, students are able to receive food from the pantry twice a month. If an emergency occurs, students can access the pantry a third time during the month*** After completing an intake form before or during a student’s visit they are then able to receive the food they need.
If you would like to donate or voluteer to swoops food pantry please drop off non-perishalbe items to Marshall 317. Monetary donations are also accepted and can be done electronically via the EMU Foundation’s Make a Gift page or by sending a check to:
P.O. Box 972057
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Interested volunteers are encouraged to complete the Volunteer Sign-up Form, schedule an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit during normal business hours Mondays through Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Pierce Hall 104.