Emergency Food Resources

While we do not have a University food pantry, we have resources on campus and in the community to assist students who have low food resources:

  • The Generous House
    • Food pantry and clothing closet where all items are free or sold at reduced prices to those who qualify for assistance; food pantry is limited to twice a month
    • 780 Highway 18 Jackson, TN 38356
    • Thursdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • RIFA
  • Exchange Club’s Perkins Center
    • Provides services such as crisis intervention, emergency assistance and food/clothing assistance to children and their parents
    • 213 Cheyenne Drive Jackson, TN 38305
    • (731) 668-4000
    • http://www.carlperkinscenter.org/
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides nutritional assistance benefits to children and families, the elderly, the disabled, unemployed, and working families