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Food Donations

If you have a small donation simply bring the items to the Redhawk Pantry anytime during our scheduled hours of operation.
For larger donations, please contact us at to arrange a drop-off time. For larger donations, the pantry can work to arrange pickup. Please contact the pantry and we are happy to work with you for picking up supplies in the Cape Girardeau/Jackson area.

Items Needed

  • Canned Food
    Soups, chili meats (tuna/chicken), fruits, vegetables, etc.
  • Dry Goods
    Cereals, boxed meals, pasta, macaroni and cheese, rice, non-fat dry milk, coffee, tea, etc.
  • Cooking Supplies
    Flour, spices, oil, etc.
  • Snacks
    Granola bars, pretzels, popcorn, crackers, etc.
  • Condiments
    Peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, ketchup, mustard, etc.
  • Other Supplies
    Reusable shopping bags, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, shampoo, feminine products, school supplies.

Food Drives

If your organization is interested in hosting a food or school supply drive to benefit Redhawk pantry, please contact our Student Manager at

Monetary Donations

Donate Online

Monetary donations can also be made by sending a check to Southeast Missouri State University. Write 'Redhawk Pantry' in the memo line.
The Redhawk Pantry mailing address is:
Redhawk Food Pantry
One University Plaza, MS 2020
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


The pantry is always needing volunteers, please click the Apply button below to place your application. Once we receive your application we will inform you about the days and times we will need volunteers and also about upcoming events for which we will need a few extra hands. Volunteers are responsible for greeting pantry clients, receiving donations, and stocking shelves.

If you have any questions, please contact us at


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Redhawk Food Pantry
One University Plaza, MS 2020
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701