Mission Statement


We aim to provide Graduate and Professional students and their families with reliable access to nutritious food, ensuring that they have secure sources of sustenance and can focus on their academic pursuits without worrying about their next meal.


In person shopping hours: Saturdays, 12pm – 2pm

Location: Smith warehouse, Bay 6 South.




This spreadsheet allows you to sign up for a volunteer shift! Please refer to the linked document in the spreadsheet for insight into what each shift entails.


The pantry cannot take in-kind donations at this time. We do not currently have the labor power to process these donations (check for expiration, sort items, etc). Instead, we encourage financial/cash-like donations using the methods below:

How to donate:

  • Donate a gift card to Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Target, Walmart or Amazon. Email jiwook.yoo@duke.edu to arrange a drop off.
  • Ship items from our Amazon Wish List directly to the pantry. Our mailing address for shipments is:
  • Duke Community Pantry (Bay 6 South), 114 S Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC,27701
  • Bring a monetary donation (cash or check only) to the pantry during our open hours

Currently, monetary donations to the pantry are NOT tax deductible. Check made payable to Duke University. If you would like to drop off a check in-person at the pantry, please email dukepantry@gmail.com to arrange a date/time. Accepted credit cards for online donations include : American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa.