Food Pantry

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Food Pantry 

The Brutus’ Food Pantry at Bellevue College plays a pivotal role in creating a healthy and inclusive college community. It not only reduces hunger on campus without judgment or stigma but also serves as a vital resource hub, connecting students to a variety of short- and long-term food options and essential resources. 

Who can use the food pantry?  

Anyone with a Bellevue College ID number may access pantry services.

How does it work? 

The Brutus’ Food Pantry offers free, fresh, and non-perishable food items and hygiene items to the BC community.  

You are welcome to come once a week for a “shopping experience” in which can pick up items you need from a list of available supplies.    

In addition to meeting your immediate food needs, we can connect you with other off-campus resources that can provide more long-term support.  

Food Pantry Expiration Guidelines

Food Pantry Expiration Guidelines

Consumption Guidelines (we follow the same protocol as food banks)

Do I need to provide a name?  

Yes, at check-in we do require that you provide your name, along with your student ID.  

Please bring your own reusable bag!

What are the pantry hours?  

The Brutus Food Pantry is currently open M,T,W,TH,F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The food pantry may be closed when restocking or lack of coverage. Please check our Instagram for any updates!

Types of Food

The Brutus Food Pantry cannot guarantee any particular food, or category of food, to be in stock on any given day. However, we do our best to keep the following foods and categories available to students: 

  • Pastas and Pasta Sauces 
  • Fresh Meat (Beef, Chicken, Turkey and Fish on a rotating basis) 
  • Breakfast Items 
  • Canned Meats and Proteins 
  • Soups and Chili’s 
  • Frozen Fruits and Vegetables (fresh when available) 
  • Beans, Rice, Instant Potatoes 
  • Dairy/Dairy Alternatives 
  • Kitchen Essentials (flour, oil, spices, broth, etc.) 

Additionally, we do our best to offer vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. 


We kindly accept any donations of perishable or non-perishable, non-expired food items. You can drop off food items at the Bulldog Pantry on the second floor of the U-Building (room 217) or contact our Resource Navigator. Please review our Nutrition Guidelines for Food Donations.  

Ship non-perishable items to: 

Brutus Food Pantry 

Bellevue College 

3000 Landerholm Circle SE 

Bellevue, WA 98007 

 You can also contribute by fulfilling our Amazon Wishlist.  

Financial contributions allow us more flexibility to purchase the items our students need/want. You can contribute to the Bellevue College Foundation. In the Designation box, click Bulldog Pantry. 

Online Appointments

Schedule an appointment today with one of our Benefits Hub Coaches. Students can choose between a virtual meeting or a phone appointment. If you would like to schedule a phone appointment, please specify this in the comments section of your appointment. In-person drop-in meetings are available Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in U217.

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