UC Bearcats Pantry International Food Drive NOW through January 2nd
Dec 19, 2022
The University of Cincinnati Bearcats Pantry is currently seeking donations for their International Food Drive! The Bearcats Pantry provides free food, hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and professional clothing to over 2,200 University of Cincinnati students that are struggling with food and other insecurities.
While the Bearcats Pantry serves students of all backgrounds, over 78 percent of students that utilize their services are from abroad, with India, Nepal, and Vietnam being the top countries that are represented. Now through January 2nd, YOU can help the Cincinnati AAPI community by collecting and donating foods that give UC’s international students a taste of home!
These are some of the most requested items:
-Lentils and/or pulses
-Asian sauces and spices
-Any other Asian non-perishables
How to Donate
Donations can be dropped off at the UC Bearcats Pantry in Clifton, which is open Monday and Tuesday from 10 AM to 1 PM, Wednesday and Thursday from 12 PM to 4 PM, and Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM during the holiday season (note: they are closed Thursday, December 22nd and Friday, December 23rd). There are also a variety of other locations throughout the Greater Cincinnati area, all of which are listed below:
918 McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH, 45206
5331 South Gilmore Rd, Fairfield, OH, 45014
NrityAparna School of Performing Arts
9076 Cox Rd, West Chester, OH, 45069
Dayou International Market
9604 Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH, 45040
6182 Tylersville Rd, Mason, OH, 45040
Cincinnati Chinese Church
766 Reading Rd, Mason, OH, 45040
11965 Lebanon Rd, Cincinnati, OH, 45241
Hindu Temple of Greater Cincinnati
766 Barg Salt Run Rd, Cincinnati, OH, 45244
Lastly, you can also donate money or shop at the Bearcats Pantry Amazon wishlist HERE! Donations are currently being accepted until January 2nd. Spread some cheer this holiday season by making a donation today to help out our local AAPI community!