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Clyde's Cupboard

Clyde's Cupboard logo with Clyde standing by food shelves The purpose of Clyde’s Cupboard is to lessen the impact of food insecurity on HCC students. By making food and related nonperishable items available, we strive to support student needs both in and outside the classroom.


Student Information

The food pantry is available to all currently 
enrolled HCC students.

To utilize Clyde’s Cupboard, stop by Student Services in the Hemlock (1500) Building and inquire. You will be asked to complete a short, confidential form.

Clyde’s Cupboard is located in the Hemlock (1500) Building. 

Generally, students may access the food pantry up to two times per month.

The amount of food a student receives will depend upon household size and availability of resources.

Yes, all currently enrolled HCC students may access the food pantry regardless of other supports they may receive. Utilizing Clyde’s Cupboard is confidential and not reported to any agencies outside of HCC.



HCC accepts monetary and specific items as donations.

Monetary donations can be made through our Foundation. When completing the online form, simply indicate Clyde's Cupboard in the Support Designation field. Donate Now.

Material donations can be dropped off in the Hemlock Building on HCC's campus. Donation suggestions are listed below.

Meal Items:

  • Hamburger Helper
  • Tuna Helper
  • Zatarans
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Chef-Boyardi
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Marinara sauce
  • Alfredo sauce
  • Canned soup
  • Canned chili
  • Ramen noodles
  • Canned meat / tuna
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit / fruit cups
  • Canned beans

Breakfast  and Snack Items:

  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal
  • Breakfast bars
  • Pop Tarts
  • Granola bars
  • Crackers
  • Raisins
  • Trail mix
  • Peanuts / Almonds
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly

Toiletry Items:
(full or travel size)

  • Bar soap
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo / Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Body lotion
  • Hair brush
  • Hair comb
  • Toothbrush (singles)
  • Feminine hygiene items
  • Loofah / Bath sponge
  • Washcloth


  • Paper plates
  • Paper bowls
  • Plasticware
    (forks, spoons, knives)
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic / Paper cups
  • Can openers

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