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Thank you for your support!


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Thank you CSWE!


CSWE Thank You




We would like to thank the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)  for their donations of #18 APM bags.  These reusable bags will benefit our student shoppers during their pantry visits. 


Thank you for your support!




Donate or Volunteer


Donations of non-perishable items are always welcome, items can be dropped off at 104 Pierce Hall, the School of Social Work office in 317 Marshall or by scheduling an  appointment.   To schedule an appointment, email  We cannot accept non-perishables that have expired or are open. 

Monetary donations have an immediate impact on our pantry by allowing us to purchase items that we do not receive through food drives.  If you would like to donate, you may do so electronically via the EMU Foundation's Make a Gift page or by sending a check to:

EMU Foundation

P.O. Box 972057

Ypsilanti, MI  48197

If you would like to organize a food drive, please visit our Organize a Food Drive page

Current needs:

  • Clean, reusable shopping bags
  • Pasta and pasta sauce
  • Peanut Butter and jelly
  • Personal hygiene items such as deodorant, shampoo, feminine hygiene, toothpaste, and toothbrushes
  • Household items such as laundry soap, dish soap, aluminum foil, etc.
  • Cereal
  • Juice Boxes
  • Side dishes such as rice and potatoes
  • Produce such as bananas, oranges, and apples
  • Condiments such as mayo, ketchup, and mustard
  • Bread
  • Ready to eat meals
  • Low-salt items such as soups
  • Baby Food and diapers
  • Dairy items such as milk, yogurt, cheese, and eggs
Holiday Donations

Each year we provide 50 thanksgiving and 50 holiday baskets to students, if you are interested in participating please contact Swoop's at



If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Sign-up Form.

Interested in Volunteering?

Complete the Volunteer Sign-up Form

Complete the Volunteer Sign-Up Form and you will receive monthly emails about upcoming volunteer opportunities.


Make a Gift Online


Donors & Sponsors

We'd like to thank all our donors and sponsors for their continued support. Your generosity enables Swoop's to provide to all students in need, thank you again!