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Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Emergency Update 3/23/20

If you need to access the Highland Food Pantry pantry during the COVID-19 campus precautions, please contact Liz Gerber, Vice President, Student Development and Support Services at 815-599-3531 or

For an updated list of Food Pantries in Stephenson and surrounding counties open at this time, please call the CONTACT 24 hours, 7 days a week Crisis Helpline at 815-233-4357

The Highland Community College Food Pantry is located on the second floor of the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center (M) in room M-221. All students and staff are welcome to use the pantry as needed during the hours of 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday, excluding holidays.

The pantry has a wide variety of food items including canned vegetables and fruit, pasta, rice, and snacks. Students and staff can also choose from an assortment of hygiene products including shampoo, body wash, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. Items availability depends on donations.

For more information email