Emergency Meal Cards - Applications Paused for Spring Break

Author: Ryan Farquhar
March 22, 2024
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The Emergency Meal Card Application is currently paused due to the City Eats closure for Spring Break. If you are facing an emergency around your food access or other basic needs, please reach out to the Basic Needs Request for Support Form 


Food access off campus: 

  • You can use the Food Finder to locate the nearest food pantry to you! Once you put in your zip code, it will identify local resources and the days/times they are open. 

  • Stonestown hosts a food pantry every Wednesday between 12-4PM 


Food access on & near campus: 

Many campus resources will be closed or limited during Spring Break so we recommend you checking their website and/or social media for more informaiton.  

  • Gator Groceries is an emergency food program open Monday-Friday for students to pick up free food at the bottom floor of the Cesar Chavez Center! Follow their Instagram @as_marketandpantry_sfsu for updates on weekly in-stock groceries. Food Pantry hours are walk-in, and Gator Groceries are by appointment. You can book a Gator Groceries appointment using this link. Once you've booked an appointment, you can go any time between 11am-4pm on the day of your reservation.  

  • Food Pantry hours: Monday 1-5PM, Tuesday & Wednesday 12-5PM   

  • Gator Groceries hours: Thursday & Friday 11AM-4PM  

  • Gator Grub Alert is a is a function of the SF State mobile app where students can sign up to be notified when there is free food on campus. Gator Grub Alert allows Staff & Faculty to post excess catered food after their events allowing students to get a free meal.