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Food Assistance

We offer three types of food assistance to students: Second Harvest Food Bank, meal vouchers to the Mission College Cafeteria (Saint's Café), and eGift cards to Walmart. Learn more about schedules and how to access each type of help below.

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Food Assistance

Second Harvest Food Bank. An older man of Asian-American descent wears gloves and puts a pepper in a plastic bag. He wears a blue sweater and wire-framed glasses.
Second Harvest 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley distributes drive-thru food every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in lot A.

2nd Harvest
Campus Center - location of Saint's Cafe.
Meal Vouchers

FREE meal vouchers for the cafeteria are available for eligible students. Click on the link for more information.

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eGift Cards 

Monthly FREE eGift cards for students enrolled in at least three units and meet weekly income requirements. 

 e-Gift Cards

Free Nutritious Snacks

In an attempt to support students and their wellbeing, the Office of Student Activities has launched “Hunger Free Campus Initiative” that provides healthy snacks and drinks for students.*

Students can pick up their free snack and drink at the participating locations:

  • Campus Center Information Desk (1st floor, across Bookstore)
  • Welcome Center (1st floor, SEC lobby area)
  • TRIO
  • Counseling Center (SEC-139)
  • STEM Center

*Snacks and drinks are available in limited quantities during the hours of operation at each location. Please be mindful of your food and drink allergies. We encourage you to check the Nutritional Facts and ingredients list before choosing consuming snacks and/or drinks.

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