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Welcome to the Maverick Food Pantry 

Located in UNO's Community Engagement Center (CEC) Room 130, the Maverick Food Pantry serves all currently enrolled UNO students as well as faculty and staff.  The pantry offers food packages containing approximately 2 days-worth of non-perishable food items for one individual. Whether you wish to pick up a food package, donate food items, or volunteer your time to the food pantry, we welcome your participation!

Where to Begin

Submit a Food Request:

Volunteer Sign Up:

Food Drive Partnership Request:

Donate: Non-perishable food items and toiletries can be placed in donation bins on campus in the following locations:

  • Office of Civil and Social Responsibility (CEC 130)
  • Wellness Center (HPER)
  • International Programs (ASH 241)
  • College of Business (Mammel Hall)
  • Welcome Center
  • Maverick Village
  • University Village
  • Scott Village Clubhouse

To coordinate a large donation, contact Michael Van Sant at 402-554-4083.

Our Mission

The mission of UNO’s Maverick Food Pantry is to contribute to UNO’s culture of caring by providing food to those in immediate need and connecting them with resources in the greater Omaha area for long-term support.  The pantry collaborates with services and departments across campus to support the UNO Community’s growth in all 8 Dimensions of Wellness.  We are dedicated to eliminating hunger in the UNO community and increasing awareness of food insecurity and nutrition. To date, the Maverick Food Pantry has distributed over 10000 pounds of food to UNO students and staff in need.

Portal Information


A non-perishable food pantry that is accessible for all UNO students, faculty and staff.