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Spartan Nutritional Assistance Campaign (SNAC)

Current SNAC Pantry Needs (updated 1/20/17)

With the spring semester well underway, the pantry is seeing an increased need for donations of the following items:

  • Dry pasta and pasta sauce
  • Pop top soups, pastas and other foods that can be heated/eaten directly from container
  • Snack type items (granola bars, fruit snacks, applesauce, etc.)
  • Canned meats
  • Peanut Butter (Creamy and Chunky) and Jelly 
  • Single serving fruits
  • Breakfast foods (individual serving cereal boxes, breakfast bars, oatmeal/grits)
  • Individual serving bags of chips
  • Toiletry items: HIGH need for deodorant (shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.)

Monetary donations can also be made to the SNAC account through the USC Upstate Family Fund. To donate, please visit www.uscupstate.edu/familyfund or drop off your donation to the foundation office located in the Administration Building. Make checks payable to the USC Upstate Foundation and put SNAC Food Pantry in the memo line. 

Mission Statement
The mission of the Spartan Nutritional Assistance Campaign (SNAC) is to provide food, nutritional information, and other basic necessitates to University of South Carolina Upstate students in need, as well as educate the campus population on poverty and hunger. 

Contribution to USC Upstate’s Mission
In line with the academic mission and core values of the University of South Carolina Upstate, SNAC will provide students with food and other basic necessities which will help reduce stress to aid in them being engaged as academic learners. SNAC will also educate student to help them engage in our local community and prepare them to participate at responsible citizens.

Purpose of SNAC

  • SNAC Food Pantry exists to collect and distribute food and other non-perishable items to USC Upstate students who are in emergency need throughout the year.
  • The food assistance portion of the Food Pantry is open to any USC Upstate student who does not currently have a meal plan. 
  • The Pantry will be operated on an honor system.
  • Any student, faculty, and staff can refer a student to The Pantry.
  • SNAC will provide a resource to students, faculty, and staff regarding poverty and hunger related issues as they pertain to USC Upstate students and the Greater Spartanburg Area.
  • SNAC will collect and analyze data from surveys sent out to students throughout the year as well as Pantry usage.

The Spartan Nutritional Assistance Campaign Food Pantry is a proud member of the College and University Food Bank Alliance (CUFBA).

For more information about SNAC, please contact Student Life at (864) 503-5433 or stulife@uscupstate.edu.
The SNAC Pantry is located in the Office of Student Life in the Campus Life Center room 210 and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

Contact Us

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Laura Puckett-Boler
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
& Dean of Students
Campus Life Center, Rm. 302

University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303