November 2015

Fight Hunger by Donating to Mason’s Pop Up Pantry

Graduate students Yara Mowafy (on right) and Michael Galvin start a food pantry for needy students on campus in Sub I. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University
Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University

Started in fall 2014, Mason’s Pop Up Pantry works to mitigate the challenges that face Mason students, faculty, and staff with food insecurity and hunger. Please consider donating any of the items listed below to this worthy cause. Drop-off your donation in SUB I, Room 4207.

Moreover, with supervisor approval, Mason employees may consider using some of their school assistance/volunteer leave to work in the pantry (Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.). To arrange to volunteer, contact Yara Mowafy at

Items needed:

  • Boxed pasta/rice
  • Spam/canned meats or fish
  • Sauces/dressings/gravy
  • Applesauce
  • Chili
  • Paper towels
  • Diapers, size 4
  • Drinks (i.e. individual-sized soda, Gatorade, bottled water)
  • Snacks/chips
  • Individual-sized cereal cups
  • Toilet paper
  • Deodorant
  • Microwaveable single-serving meals
  • Granola bars
  • Spices (especially salt and pepper)
  • Individual serving soy milk and milk (shelf-stable)

No Ramen noodles, please. For more information, visit the website.