Connecting Jayhawks to campus and community financial resources.

KU Campus Resources

Campus Cupboard

The Campus Cupboard is a food pantry for KU students, faculty, staff and affiliates. Find information and hours at

  • Location: Level 4 of the Kansas Union in Room 132
  • Phone: 785-864-4060    Email:

Food For Jayhawks Website

The Food for Jayhawks website was created by the KU Food Insecurity Committee, established by the Office of Student Affairs, to help members of the KU campus and community identify resources that can improve their conditions of food insecurity. 


Community Resources

Department for Children & Families

The Department for Children & Families (DCF) has applications available for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - formerly known as food stamps.

  • Location: 1901 Delaware St.   Phone: 785-832-3700

Jubilee Cafe

Jubilee Cafe provides breakfast for in-need community members in a restaurant-style environment.

  • Location: First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont Street
  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Friday Mornings, 7AM - 8AM
  • Email:

Just Food

Just Food is the food bank in Douglas County, supplying more than 40 partner agencies with frozen meat, fresh produce, bread and food donated form community drives. Just Food also specializes in direct client service through programs that help families and individuals learn to cook as well as how to grow food. They also provide kitchen supplies for those in need.

Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC)

The Lawrence Emergency Assistance Center (EAC) is available to low-income individuals and families who need food, or assistance with basic utility payments, housing, clothing or medical prescriptions. All services are free and are based on need.

  • Location: 1525 West 6th St.   Phone: 785-856-2694

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army provides a variety of resources to individuals and families in need, including a food pantry and walk-in lunches served weekly.

  • Location: 946 New Hampshire St.   Phone: 785-843-4188
  • Hours of Operation (for served walk-in lunches): Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1PM - 2PM

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The WIC Program provides food vouchers for pregnant women and families with children under age 5. 

  • Location: 200 Maine St.   Phone: 785-856-5350


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