Bear Essentials Food Pantry

UCA Bear Essentials Food Pantry  

Serving registered students, staff and faculty since 2014.

Big SUCCESS for Food Drive at 10-Box on 10/06/2018.

Drum roll… 734 pounds donated to the UCA Food Pantry today at 10 Box! To all of you who stopped by, THANK YOU! For those who did not, it’s never too late! Visit the Bear Essentials Food Pantry Facebook page to see pictures!   Facebook: ucabearessentials

Taking care of UCA Bears!


A big thanks to everyone who donated this weekend! Shelves looking better, but it won’t last long. So, keep us in mind when you go grocery shopping! Taking care of bears!


Family Day 2018 Residential College BBQ Sauce Contest Fundraiser for Bear Essentials Food Pantry


And the winner is STEM@Arkansas! @ucabears #ucastem #ucafoodpantrywin




The food pantry will keep following items in stock and each visitor of the pantry will receive the following upon their visit to the pantry.

  • 1 Jar of Peanut Butter

  • 1 Jar of Jelly

  • 1 Can of Pasta Sauce

  • 1 Package of Spaghetti

  • 1 Can of Soup

  • 1 Can of Fruit

  • Macaroni and Cheese

  • 2 pakages of Ramen (style) Noodles

Each bag may be supplemented with canned vegetables, personal hygiene items, and additional food items when available.

If you need additional information you can contact our Food Pantry Coordinator Brian James at

The UCA Bear Essentials Food Pantry is a member (#149) of the College and University Food Bank Alliance (CUFBA). CUFBA is a professional organization consisting of campus-based programs focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger, and poverty among college and university students in the United States.