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QCC’s Food Pantry Has A New Home

November, 2018
  • From left: PTK students and food pantry volunteers Emma O'Brien, Ashley Forhan and Max German in the new QCC Food Pantry
    From left: PTK students and food pantry volunteers Emma O'Brien, Ashley Forhan and Max German in the new QCC Food Pantry

Quinsigamond Community College’s food pantry has some new digs! The food pantry has relocated to the ground floor, Room B63, of the Administration Building on the college’s main campus at 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester. The new location houses the food pantry, as well as a resource center for students, which is anticipated to be opened in early Spring 2019.

“We are working on building partnerships with the community,” said QCC Dean of Students Theresa Vecchio, in regards to the resource center.

Those partnerships and resources will include such services as assistance with homelessness, debt reduction, legal assistance and financial literacy.

Regular hours for the food pantry are Monday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Wednesday 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

During the month of December, the food pantry will have the following adjusted hours:

Dec. 10 - Dec. 14: 

  • Mon.    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tues.   8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wed.   4:00 p.m. -   7:00 p.m.
  • Thurs. 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fri:      11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Dec. 17 - Dec. 21: 

  • Mon.    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tues.   8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Wed.   4:00 p.m. -   7:00 p.m.
  • Thurs. 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fri:      8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Regular hours for the food pantry are Monday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Wednesday 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

If you are (or know) a student, faculty or staff member in need, please come to the food pantry for assistance. All information is kept confidential.

The food pantry is always accepting monetary gifts and in-kind donations of non-perishable food items. Donations may be dropped off in the donation box outside of the food pantry (Room B63, Admin Building, West Boylston Street Campus, Worcester).

Items in high demand include:

  • Cans of tuna
  • Cans of chicken
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Cans of ravioli/Spaghettios
  • Boxes of cereal
  • Instant oatmeal (individual packets)

 If you need assistance outside of the food pantry hours listed or you have questions about the food pantry, call 508.854.7403 or email foodpantry [at] qcc.mass.edu .

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