Chico State Basic Needs Project provides supplemental food and
meals through the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry. In addition Basic Needs
also provides emergency grants, housing, referral services, financial literacy
programming, and more for students experiencing food insecurity, hunger,
displacement, homelessness, and poverty. Research shows 50% of Chico State students
(nearly 8,000 students) experience food insecurity. This is a major barrier to
We are seeing a greater need than ever before! This year we expect to giveaway 250,000 pounds in supplemental food to students, that's a 25% increase from last year.
Chico State Basic Needs is powered by you!
When you support the Basic Needs Project, you're making a difference in the lives of many Chico State students and joining a tradition of giving back.
Donations are applied to...
$20 provides 120 cans of chicken soup
$50 provides a Wildcat Pantry Kitchen Starter Kit
$100 provides 15 hot meals for a hungry student
$200 provides diapers for a student parent in need
$500 provides 1 month of transitional housing for a student to finish their degree
$1,500 sponsors 1 intern in a program for one semester