HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
LOCATION: Academic Building, Room 102
Inside the Student Resource Center (SRC)
Visit us to take home a bag of groceries (1 bag per student per week) or just grab a snack or quick meal from the hot food station.
We keep two sizes of pre-packed grocery bags, Small (left) and Large (right). Some items will change some as we have new items come in, but in general you can expect:
|Food Item||Quantity in Small Bag||Quantity in Large bag|
|Mac & Cheese cups||-||-|
|Mac & Cheese boxes||1||2|
Students may also build their own bag of no more than ten (10) items.
We partner with other spots on campus to make it as easy as possible to get the food resources. We distribute grocery bags, snacks, and menstrual products to different locations on campus. You can also visit:
Nothing! The groceries and snacks at the CAT-5 Cupboard are a free resource for students. We just ask that everyone take what they need and make sure to leave enough for others.
Bring your LSC ID card! You'll need to sign-in with your LSC ID number and show your ID at the SRC front counter.
When you walk in, someone will tell you about what's available and help you access grocery bags, snacks, or other resources. You'll just need to sign in and note what you're taking so that we can maintain our inventory.
Faculty and staff can get grocery bags and snacks from the CAT-5 Cupboard and also use other resources in the SRC. Bring LSC ID to sign in. Staff in the SRC -- most likely student workers -- will help.
Bring non-perishable food donations to the CAT-5 Cupboard (102 in the Academic Building) or find bins around campus where you can donate. Bin locations:
Visit our Amazon Wishlist to buy items we've marked as needed. Items can be shipped to
North Harris Student Resource Center
2700 W W Thorne Dr.
Academic Building 102
Houston, TX 77073
Donations of cash are very useful as they allow us to purchase what we most need. Donated food items should be at least a month away from the expiration date, and we especially appreciate items from our most-needed list, which tend to run low the quickest. Some items, like 1-2lb bags of beans and rice, are hard for us to buy in bulk, and others stock our hot foods and snacks station in addition to going in grocery bags, so they run out quickly:
|Single-Serving Foods||Packaged Foods||Toiletries|
|Ramen cups||1-2lb bags of dried beans||Menstrual pads (all sizes)|
|Microwaveable mac & cheese cups||1-2lb bags of rice||Tampons (all sizes)|
|Fruit cups & Applesauce cups||Canned tuna & chicken||Panty liners|
|Cereal cups||Ramen packets||Toothbrushes|
|Microwavable instant oatmeal cups||Easy Mac & boxed meals||Toothpaste|
|Microwavable pasta/ravioli cups||Instant oatmeal||Soap|
|Shelf-stable boxes of milk||Mini cereal boxes||Lotion|
|Granola bars & snacks||Single-serving drinks||Shampoo|
|Crackers, Goldfish, & chips||Canned meals||Conditioner|
|Fruitsnacks||Fruit cups||Body Wash|
|Paper plates & bowls||Baby Food||Small packs of Bandaids|
|Plasticware||Baby formula||Travel-size sunscreens|
|Napkins & papertowels||Travel-sizes of all products|