Food Resources

Edit-Web-LI9A9703Having difficulty finding money for food? The student board of the Student Support Foundation offers these solutions:

SWIPE IT FORWARD: If you are a student remaining on campus or in the local area, the Swipe It Forward program is available to provide meals swipes to students. Please reach out to to start the process.

SSF FOOD PANTRY: you can visit the SSF Food Pantry, located at the back side of Belknap Hall (use the door to the right of the “SSF” sign) during the hours of operation. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the food pantry does not have weekly open hours, however we are still here to support you! If you need to access the pantry, please set up an appointment by reaching out to

Using the SSF Pantry

  • The Pantry is available to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at Plymouth State University, This service is private.
  • Right now the pantry is available by appointment, by reaching out to

Donating to the SSF Pantry

Our pantry is kept supplied thanks to our incredible community of donors. For details about donating to the SSF Pantry, go to Donating to the Student Support Foundation.

Other Sources of Food in the Community (please note that due to the current situation, these community services may not be operating as normal).

Consider volunteering at these community meals, where you serve people the meal and then eat with them.

  • Food for All on Tuesdays, 4:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.,  in the Booster Club at 99 Main St. in Ashland, next to the ball fields.
  • Meals for Many on Thursdays, 4:45 p.m. – 6 p.m., in the basement of the Plymouth Congregational Church on Main St. in Plymouth.

You do not have to sign up to serve at either of these meals. We encourage you volunteer beginning at 4:45 p.m. on the day listed and say that you would like to help.