SCC Food Pantry

Overcome food insecurity with bi-weekly grocery pick-up 


We know you often face challenges beyond what’s going on in the classroom. That’s why we partner with RiverBend Food Bank to provide non-perishable items, fresh produce, dairy products and more to any currently enrolled student who signs up for the SCC Food Pantry. 

The process is as easy. 

How to sign up for the SCC Food Pantry 


Register for the program 


Get started by filling out a simple sign-up request form. If you’ve used the pantry before, you can skip this step. 

Complete your grocery list 


Fill out your grocery list by marking the items you’d like. Lists need be completed before 8 a.m. on the day of distribution. If you miss the deadline stop by the SCC Food Pantry in  Room 1114 and talk to Marge.

Pick up your food


Curbside food pick up is available the first and third Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The pick-up zone is outside of Door 4. Just call the pantry at 563-441-4263 when you enter the parking lot and let us know what type of vehicle you’re driving. We’ll bring the box right out. 

If you cannot make it during these hours, that’s okay. You may add one additional person to pick-up in your place. They’ll just need to show their ID before leaving with your box. You can add them to your grocery list. The name on their ID and the name you provide must match, so make sure to include their full name. 

On your first pick up you will need to provide your class schedule.

Summer and Fall 2022 Dates


The food pantry will be open the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming dates:

  • July 20 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • August 17 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7
  • December 21

 

What else you need to know 


First-time pantry users 


Once you’ve filled out and returned the sign-up request form, we will add you to the remind.com system. You will receive a text message from remind.com to sign-up for text alerts. If you’d like to receive messages about the pantry, you’ll need to accept to get messages from remind.com. 

On your first pick up you will need to provide your class schedule.

Returning pantry users 


If you have used the pantry in the past, you do need to submit a new sign-up request form.

On your first pick up of each new semester you will need to show your class schedule.

All pantry users 


The SCC Pantry is staffed by volunteers from Our Savior Lutheran Church and food is delivered from the Riverbend Foodbank on the morning of distribution. The SCC Pantry is supported by Scott Community College and coordinated through the Dean of Students office.

You will need to show your current schedule and a photo ID the first time you use the pantry each semester.

The pantry may also close early if all orders have been picked up and no more students are scheduled to receive an order. 

Food orders are only available on the dates listed. If your order is not picked up before 2:20 p.m., your food items will be returned to the shelves. We know life happens, so if you’re running late or will not be able to make it, please call the pantry at 563-441-4263 to let us know. 

If you fail to pick up your food order without notification two times, you will be removed from the list. If you decide you want to use the pantry again, you’ll need to meet with the Dean of Students prior to sign-up. 

Pantry is staffed by volunteers from Our Savior Lutheran Church on Middle Road
Food is delivered from the Riverbend Foodbank on the morning of distribution
The Pantry is supported by Scott Community College and coordinated through the Dean of Students office.

Additional Resources

  • Foodfinder is a map of food pantries nationwide. Enable your current location or search around your Zip Code to learn about free food assistance programs near you.

  • FoodPantries.org allows is a directory for food banks, soup kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. Search by state to see what’s available near you.