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Feed My Sheep

The Feed My Sheep Community Food Pantry is open to all Southern Adventist University students and employees. It is located in Fleming Plaza suite #1500, next to the Adventist Book Center. The pantry is run by the School of Social Work in partnership with the office of Humanitarian Engagement.

If you need food assistance, please click below to make an appointment with one of our friendly staff. 

Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday 10am-12pm
Tuesday 10am-12pm; 3-5pm
Wednesday 10am-12pm
Thursday 9am-3pm

Please call 423.236.2766 or schedule an appointment using the link below:
Schedule appointment with Feed My Sheep Community Food Pantry

Feed My Sheep is set up as a “choice pantry”, meaning that it is set up like a grocery store. Our clients make private appointments, then come in and choose their food products according to the guidelines posted.  

When coming to the pantry, please help us reduce the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask, or staying at home when sick or if you have had a close contact with someone with COVID-19.  
 
However, if you are in need of food while in quarantine or isolation, please email us at feedmysheep@southern.edu.  
 
What to expect when coming to Feed My Sheep 
  1. You will have made a prior appointment.
  2. FMS staff/intern checks you in and provides a short orientation to the pantry.
  3. You choose your food items. 
  4. If you choose USDA food items (sometimes available), you will have to sign the USDA sheet. 
  5. You can choose personal care items. 
  6. You can choose from the “free items” shelf; these will not count towards the number of items allowed according to your family size. 
  7. When you leave, the FMS staff/intern will document the visit. All information provided is private.  

How YOU can help end food insecurity on our campus:  
  • Donate products (link to the in-kind donations page) 
  • Make a financial donation (link to the financial donations page) 
  • Tell others about the food pantry resources
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This is a downloadable handout to give others to tell them about food resources on campus


“Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink;” (Matthew 25: 34-35) 

Contact

The pantry is located in Fleming Plaza
Suite 1500 next to the ABC

Resources

Not only are we here to help where we can, but the community is here to help you too. Below, we've listed resources that you may find beneficial.

  • The Nurse-Family Partnership
    Are you a new first-time mom? Erlanger Hospital and the Department of Human Services have partnered to offer a free personal nurse to first time moms in Hamilton County. View the flyer.