Our Mission: To provide food and basic necessities for University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff in need, and to fight food insecurity through education and advocacy.

Community AgreementĀ 

The Food Pantry at Iowa is an organization created by a dedicated team, for all students, staff, and faculty of the University of Iowa. The following outlines the arrangement between the staff, volunteers, and clients of the Food Pantry at Iowa. By entering this space all persons, regardless of role, agree to the following terms:

As a staff member, I agree to treat all clients with respect and dignity. I promise to help meet our clients needs to the best of our ability and to continually strive to include all who need my assistance. I agree to be honest with our clients and volunteers and remain open to new ideas. I agree to uphold the mission and values of the Food Pantry at Iowa at all times.

As a volunteer, I agree treat all clients with respect and dignity. I will help maintain the safe, clean, and welcoming space. I agree to donate my time with no expectation of compensation. I will assist with any task, no matter how small, in order to help the Food Pantry at Iowa fight food insecurity at the University of Iowa. I understand that I represent the Food Pantry at Iowa, and therefore, should uphold its mission and values.

As a client, I agree to respect those who work in the Food Pantry at Iowa, as well as other clients. I will help maintain the safe, clean, and welcoming space. I understand that the Food Pantry at Iowa may not always have the specific items that I want and that items cannot be guaranteed. I agree to utilize this pantry only when I am in need, as to allow access to all who seek assistance.

This agreement is intended to be a living document that is subject to modification should one of the involved parties deem it necessary. Any violations of the aforementioned agreements will result in restricted access to the Food Pantry and Iowa. All parties will be responsible for the monitoring and enforcement of these agreements.

Thank you!

-Food Pantry at Iowa Executive Team