Chauncey's cupboard full of non-perishable food items

Chauncey’s Cupboard

Your on-campus food pantry.

Chauncey’s Cupboard offers free food and hygiene items for any member of the Champlain community who is experiencing food or other basic needs insecurity.

We supply nutritious emergency food and hygiene supplies while providing equitable treatment to all who visit the pantry. Both perishable and non-perishable items are available.

We offer walk-in hours during the academic year. Peruse our shelves and take home what you need! If you want to visit the Cupboard during school breaks, please email us at to make an appointment.

Find us in the SD Ireland building, Room 010. Wondering where that is? Head down the stairs to the bottom floor.

Summer Hours

To make an appointment to visit the Cupboard during summer months, please contact You can also visit the Burlington community food pantry.

  • student with long braid reaches for a can on a shelf stocked with canned goods and pasta, with a shelf of personal hygiene products to their right
    Basic Needs Assistance for Students

    Champlain College provides resources for students experiencing financial insecurity or barriers to meeting their basic needs.

    Students are encouraged to complete this form and seek assistance from our Student Resources Coordinator, who works with students to identify potential resources, including grants from the emergency fund and more.

    Basic Needs Assistance Request Form

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Make a Donation: Chauncey’s Cupboard Wish List

Make a donation by purchasing an item from Chauncey’s Cupboard Wishlist! Swing by to drop off your donation during walk-in hours. Thank you in advance!

    • Chicken, soy, and beef Ramen
    • Boxed macaroni & cheese – including GF and vegan options
    • Apple sauce (jars and cups)
    • Canned fruit (pop top only)
    • Heat-and-eat meals
    • Kosher, Vegan, and GF items
    • Peanut butter & jelly
    • Condiments (such as ketchup, mustard, mayo, salsa & salad dressings)
    • Breakfast cereal
    • Shelf stable nut or oat milk
    • Baking mixes (like Bisquick)
    • Boxes of quick-cook or Instant rice
    • Canned beans of any variety (pop top only)
    • Shaving Cream
    • Conditioner
    • Deodorant
    • Body wash
    • Toothpaste
    • Pads
    • Tampons
    • Panty liners
    • Toilet paper
    • Linens and towels
    • Dish soap
    • Sponges
    • Laundry detergent
    • Disposable plates
    • Disposable bowls
    • Utensils
    • Can openers
    • Pots and pans in new or good condition
  • Gift cards in $25 increments from local grocery stores

Community Resources

Interested in learning more about food insecurity on college campuses?

Check out these resources: