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The Center for Wellness and Support (CWS)

The Pantry @CWS

pantry log - graphic of food items
​​​​RCSJ believes that no student should go to class hungry! The Pantry is the campus-based food pantry with a location on each campus. Free and confidential, The Pantry provides both quick meal-on-the-go options and take-home grocery items for students experiencing food insecurity. Household and hygiene staples like toilet paper, toothbrushes, and period care products are also available.

Who can access the Food Pantries?

Current students of both RCSJ campuses, Cumberland and Gloucester, who are experiencing food insecurity may access The Pantry on their respective campuses.

How can a student gain access to The Pantry?

The Pantry is located within the Center for Wellness and Support (CWS) on both the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses. Students will meet with CWS staff who will collect their information and briefly assess for any other support they may need.​ ​Students can drop-in or schedule an appointment ahead of time by emailing [email protected]

What are The Pantry locations and hours?

The Pantry is available Monday – Friday*, 9 AM – 4 PM

Gloucester campus: College Center, room 210

Cumberland campus: Student & Enrollment Services Center, Room 1158​ 

*Please note that RCSJ is closed on Fridays throughout the summer months.

How can I help The Pantry?

Our pantry shelves are stocked entirely by private donations, and all donations are appreciated!​

Interested in making a donation to The Pantry? Review our Wish List​ to see what is most needed, then email [email protected] to make arrangements for drop off. Be sure to identify which campus location you'd like to support!

Have Questions?

For more information or to donate — email: [email protected]

For community food pantries and other basic needs resources, please visit the RCSJ Basic Needs Resource page.

SNAP Application 

You may be eligible for food assistance through New Jersey’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP). SNAP is a federal program that can help individuals and families with low incomes buy the groceries they need to eat healthy. Eligibility depends on several factors like income, household size, resources, etc.​​ Visit NJ Snap to see if you are eligible.

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