On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Lone Star College-North Harris announced the opening of a food pantry. The pantry is called the “CAT-5 Cupboard,” and it is designed to improve student success by combating food insecurity.
The food pantry is in the Academic Building, Room 108, and will be open Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30 - 5 p.m. The CAT-5 Cupboard will be staffed by faculty, staff and
The service is free to current students with the presentation of their Lone Star College ID, and students may visit the pantry once a week.
“The college identified food insecurity as one of the factors that can impact students’ success,” said Food Pantry Committee Co-Chair Alana Aleman. “The food pantry is our way of ‘going the extra mile’ to address their needs and help ensure our students graduate.”
The CAT-5 Cupboard welcomes assistance from those interested in contributing. The pantry
is seeking donations of non-perishable foods, personal hygiene items, baby food and baby diapers. Donations may be dropped off at the pantry during its regular operating hours and
To learn more about the pantry, or for information regarding donating or volunteering, email
Lone Star College offers high quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Food Pantry Committee Co-Chairs Alana Aleman and Cassandra Boyd provided tours of the LSC-North Harris food pantry on Wednesday, Sept. 25.