Donating to The SHOP

Donating to The SHOP

Donating to The SHOP


Every donation is greatly appreciated.  We are able to accept the following types of items:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Unopened toiletries 
  • School Supplies 
  • Small housewares: dishes, kitchen items, clean small appliances in working order, disposable plates and utensils, sheets, towels, etc. 
  • Coats, hats, gloves and other warm winter wear
  • Other than winter items, we DO NOT accept clothing. 


These are the items in highest demand at The SHOP:

  • Toilet Paper
  • Microwavable food items: ramen, instant mashed potatoes, Mac and cheese cups, soup, rice packets, etc. (anything that could be eaten in a dorm room)
  • Snacks in individual packages: peanut butter crackers, nuts, chips, cookies, pudding cups, microwave popcorn, crackers in sleeves, breakfast bars, etc. 
  • Laundry pods that can be divided among many students 


These are the items for which we have a constant need:

  • Canned corn
  • Canned meats (i.e. Chef Boyardee, salmon, chicken, Vienna sausages, chili, etc.)
  • Granola bars or protein bars 
  • Jelly
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Fruit cups
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Pasta (spaghetti, shells, rotini, elbows, etc)
  • Pasta sauce
  • Cereal
  • Soup
  • Chicken broth, spices, condiments 
  • Baking mixes
  • Juice, coffee, tea, other beverages 
  • Coffee K-cups
  • Gluten free foods
  • Vegetarian items
  • Kosher or Halal items
  • Personal hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, razors, lotion, deodorant, bar soap, feminine products, etc.)
  • School supplies
  • Reusable Bags


Things we don’t need, thanks to the generosity of the Food Bank of South Jersey and the Rowan community: women’s clothing (except for coats), tuna, peanut butter, canned vegetables, white beans


If you would like to donate items in large quantities, please email or call The SHOP @ (856)256-6333 to coordinate delivery details.  Or just bring them by The SHOP during our scheduled hours of operation.


Smaller donations can be placed in our shopping carts in the Chamberlain Student Center between the Information Desk and Gourmet Dining.   


Monetary donations can be made securely through the Rowan University Foundation website. Click here to make a donation to The SHOP Food Pantry and Resource Center.


Thank you in advance for your consideration, generosity, and support!



Thank you in advance for your consideration, generosity, and support!



A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors and Partners


Church of the Good Shepherd

Pitman, NJ 08071


Culinary Ventures Vending

Union, NJ 07083


Food Bank of South Jersey

Pennsauken, NJ 08110


Gourmet Dining, LLC

Glassboro, NJ 08028


Kitchen of Hope, Inc.

212 N. Main Street, Glassboro, NJ 08028


Liscio’s Bakery

Glassboro, NJ 08028



Philadelphia, PA 19148


ShopRite (Zallies) of Glassboro

Glassboro, NJ 08028


South Jersey Dream Center

West Deptford, NJ 08062


Vetri Community Partnership

Philadelphia, PA region



Glassboro, NJ 08028


If you are interested in partnering with The SHOP, please email


teri sjdream

  Terri Tally, The SHOP & Tricia Yeo, Food Bank of SJ                             Michelle DeSimone, SJ Dream Ctr & Michelle Santiago-Cruz, The SHOP