COS Emergency Food Resources

Giant Pantry

Visalia, Hanford and Tulare campuses have an emergency food pantry. To access the food pantry in Visalia, go to the Health Center located on the corner of the Giant Forest building, near the Quad. To access the food pantry in Hanford, go to the Health Center located in the Education building, room E45. To access the food pantry in Tulare, go to the Health Center located at the end of Building A, first floor. Tulare students can also report to Student Services Desk for help, also located in Building A.

The Giant Pantry is open during Health Center Hours 


Nutrition On The Go - Visalia

In cooperation with FoodLink, Nutrition On The Go is held every first Tuesday of the month from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM in the Sequoia breezeway, at the Visalia Campus. Free fresh fruits & vegetables are given out to COS students and the community.

Mobil Pantry - Community Food Bank - Tulare & Hanford

In collaboration with Community Food Bank, the food distribution is held on the following dates for the  2017 Fall Semester: Tulare Campus (parking lot near building B) - October 26, from 10:00 AM - noon. Hanford campus (student parking lot near Learning Center Drive) - September 28, from10:00 AM - noon. Fresh produce and other foods are free for everyone! If interested in volunteering at either campus, contact Cynthia Norvall at (559) 730-3880.

Last Updated: 8/28/2017 4:15 PM