Cherry Pantry


Cherry Pantry’s mission is to combat hunger in the Temple community by supplying nutritious emergency food while providing equal treatment to all who visit the pantry.


A Temple community where student success is not undermined by hunger.

Core Values:

We treat all people with dignity and respect.

We support our Temple community.

We practice good stewardship of resources.

Guiding Principle:

Access to healthy and nutritious food is a basic human right.

Email us at for more information. 
Location: 224A Howard Gittis Student Center

Fall and Spring Semester Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: 1pm to 5pm
Wednesday: 4pm to 8pm

Thursday: 1pm to 5pm

Food Donations and Personal Hygiene Product Donations:
We accept donations at the pantry during our operating hours (see above) and at the Dean of Students Office (rm. 304 HGSC), 8:30-5:00, when the pantry is not open. 

You can purchase items from our Cherry Pantry Amazon Wish List and have the items sent directly to the pantry. Please use this link:

Other Donations:
Please contact if you would like to make a financial contribution to the pantry by cash or check or visit the following website to make a donation through the university's giving page:
Donate here.


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