COVID-19 Update: The latest news and guidance for students, faculty and staff.

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Swoop's Food Pantry

Our shopping hours for the week of June 8– June 12 are: 

We are open:  Tuesday (6/09) 12:30–5:30 p.m. & Thursday (6/11) noon–3:30 p.m.

  • To minimize social contact, the shopping process will be adjusted:  Clients are requested to complete an online shopping request form before arriving.  Items will be bagged by staff and brought out to clients when they arrive.
  • When picking up your groceries, please practice responsible social distancing.
  • If you are a new student shopper to Swoop's, we require that students complete a Swoop's Food Pantry Intake Form prior to visiting the pantry.
  • Visitors to Swoop's can enter through the main entrances on the north side of Pierce Hall near the elevator

  • DONATIONS:  Items can be dropped off Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. – noon at John and Angie Sabo Swoop's Food Pantry Room 104 Pierce Hall. Swoop’s can also pick up items from your porch for those in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area. Send an email to [email protected] to arrange a donation pickup
    • Items in demand:  Rice side dishes, pasta side dishes, pasta sauce, baked beans, sugar, flour, hand soap, and hand sanitizer

Further food assistance resources can be accessed through various food pantries in Washtenaw County [PDF], free assistance/free hot meals in the Ann Arbor area [PDF], Food Gatherers Need Food?, and various food banks located within Michigan [PDF].


Thank you your participation in March Madness 2019!

Our mission is to provide the EMU community with food assistance and resources to positively impact well-being and success.

How to Access the Pantry

Everyone needs a little help sometimes! If you're a current EMU student then you're able to use the food pantry. To get started, visit our using Swoop's Pantry page and complete the intake form.

Donate or Volunteer

Looking to make a non-perishable item or cash donation? Or simply interested in volunteering your services? If so, visit our donate or volunteer page.

Do you want to receive updates about pantry news and how you can help

Sign up to receive our Friends of Swoop’s Newsletter by sending an email to our listserv at [email protected] from the email address you wish to receive emails, with the subject line "subscribe friends_of_swoops Firstname Name".  Please note: indicate your own first name and name and leave the message body blank.  You will receive an email stating if your request was accepted.

Non-Discrimination Statement

We will serve anyone regardless of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, political stance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical appearance, disability status, age, pregnancy, any group membership, leave status, veteran status or genetic information. This information will be kept confidential and will not have a negative effect on services provided to you.

Hours for 6/08-6/12/2020

Tuesday, 6/09 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, 6/11 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Please email questions to [email protected].


Contact Us

734.487.4173
[email protected]