LCC's Food for Thought food pantry works to reduce hunger within our campus community and to reduce the effects of food insecurity on student success.

Food for Thought provides students, as well as faculty and staff, with non-perishable food, daily grab-and-go snacks, and personal care supplies. Read the news story LCC food pantry eases students' hunger, The Daily News, February 9, 2018.

Food for Thought

  Student Center, Room 213 A   Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 2 pm (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer Qtrs)

Hours subject to change.

Items Offered:

  • Grocery: non-perishable food items distributed based on family size.
  • Grab-and-go snacks: one sandwich or snack available daily.
  • Personal Care: toiletries and self-care items as needed.

How to Sign Up

Bring your LCC Student ID card, or government issued ID with a copy of your current class schedule to Student Center, Room 213, during open hours.

How to Donate

Donations are appreciated! Drop your donation off at Food for Thought during open hours. Alternatively, call 360.442.2352 to arrange a pick up. Donations bins are also located in various building across the campus.

Items Needed

Non-Perishable Food

  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned beans
  • Macaroni & Cheese (boxed)
  • Boxed meals
  • Grains (rice, oatmeal, pasta)
  • Canned proteins (chicken, tuna)
  • Granola bars
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned soup
  • Baby formula
  • Baby food

Personal Care Items

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Hairbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine care
  • Baby diapers
  • Baby wipes

Financial Contributions

Donations are accepted through the Lower Columbia College Foundation. On the online giving form, under Other Designations please enter Food Pantry. For additional information please contact the LCC Foundation at or call 360.442.2130

Our Mission

Our mission is to reduce hunger within our campus community and reduce the effects of food insecurity on student success. The food pantry works to support Lower Columbia College's commitment to equity and inclusion by providing access to immediate and long-term resources for those who experience food insecurity.

Contact Food For Thought


  Student Center, Room 213A


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