The Prowler Pantry

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The Prowler Pantry is a free resource on campus that offers students individually packaged grab-and-go snack and meal items.

Visiting the Prowler Pantry

  • The pantry is open to all currently enrolled students.
  • Students must present a current student ID to utilize the pantry.
  • The pantry is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 1 pm during the fall and spring semesters.
  • The pantry is located on the first floor of Thompson Hall in room 135.

About the Prowler Pantry

The Prowler Pantry first opened during the fall 2017 semester with the goal of promoting student success by ensuring that all students have access to food while they are on campus. Since opening, the pantry has served hundreds of students. Since opening, students have visited The Prowler Pantry over 3,700 times! WCC has partnered with Wilkes Ministry of H.O.P.E. and Second Harvest Food Bank to ensure the sustainability of this program.

Wilkes Ministry of H.O.P.E. logo
Second Harvest Food Bank logo

Contact Information

Community members and businesses interested in supporting this valuable student resource may contact us for information about how to make a financial contribution in support of The Prowler Pantry.

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Kim Perkins
Educational Advisor
Phone: 336-838-6559
klperkins545@wilkescc.edu

What Students are Saying about the Prowler Pantry

“My stomach was growling all through class; it’s hard to pay attention when you’re hungry.”
“I use food pantries around the county because it’s hard.”
“I try to pick out lunch items that will fill me up because I don’t know when I’ll get to eat again.”
“This is really nice of everyone who put this together.”
“Now I don’t have to stay hungry when I don’t have any money and I’m here until 5PM.”
“I was tired of eating pure ramen noodles from home and someone told me about this food pantry and about all the other great options you have, so now I’m here.”
“I can never concentrate in class because I’m so hungry and I have a 2-year old daughter, so I can’t buy anything expensive to eat, so this place is really great!”
“This is truly a blessing. I wish this food pantry was here last semester too, that way I wouldn’t have gone hungry when I didn’t have money to get something else.”
“You have a lot of great stuff here.”
“This is amazing.”
“Thank you so much for this food pantry you have provided for us. It really makes a difference and a huge help especially since I had to quit my job to come back to school.”
“Whoever came up with this idea rocks!”
“This place is such a great idea.”

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