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Comet’s Cupboard

Concordia University St. Paul’s Comet’s Cupboard is for students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Comet’s Cupboard partners with Second Harvest Heartland, a non-profit that distributes large amounts of donated food to a variety of organizations and programs that directly serve clients. Click here for more information on Second Harvest Heartland.

Summer Hours

Starting June 1st Comet’s Cupboard will be open by appointment only on Monday & Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Make your appointment here (appointments must be made 24 hours in advance): https://cometscupboard.youcanbook.me/

*Starting June 1st, we will be serving community members in the Lex-Ham area for the summer.

Meet outside the Winget Student Life Center (the best place to park is on Concordia Avenue, just east of Hamline Avenue. Use the sidewalk to get to the Winget Student Life Center). Someone will meet you outside to provide access to Comet’s Cupboard.

Comet's Cupboard FAQ

  • CSP’s Comet’s Cupboard is available to Concordia students, faculty, staff, alumni, or their dependents at no cost. No proof of income or need is necessary to visit Comet’s Cupboard. Everyone is welcome to visit and take what they need.

    *starting June 1st through the summer, we are open to Lex-Ham community members by appointment only

  • Starting June 1st Comet’s Cupboard will be open by appointment only on Monday & Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Make your appointment here (appointments must be made 24 hours in advance): https://cometscupboard.youcanbook.me/

    *Starting June 1st, we will be serving community members in the Lex-Ham area for the summer.

    Meet outside the Winget Student Life Center (the best place to park is on Concordia Avenue, just east of Hamline Avenue. Use the sidewalk to get to the Winget Student Life Center). Someone will meet you outside to provide access to Comet’s Cupboard.

    • If you need to grab groceries outside of the open hours, email call@csp.edu for an appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your time.

  • Items vary by what we have in stock, but you will usaually find the following:

    • Toiletries
    • Feminine Hygiene Products
    • Frozen Beef
    • Canned Tuna and Chicken
    • Boxed Dinners (Mac-n-Cheese, Ramen, etc.)
    • Apple Sauce
    • Cereal & Oatmeal
    • Pancake Mix
    • Peanut Butter & Jelly
    • Soup
    • Canned Veggies
    • Pasta & Pasta Sauce
    • Canned Fruit
    • Crackers
    • Juice
    • Granola Bars
  • Make a Food Donation to the Concordia Comet’s Cupboard

    Non-Perishable items are accepted. Donations are accepted at any time in the Community Action, Leadership, & Learning (CALL) Center office (located in Meyer Hall, off of the tunnel). For larger donations, or if you have any questions, please call to schedule a drop-off time at (651) 641-8261 or email foodshelf@csp.edu. Below is a list of the most needed items:

    • Canned Fruit
    • Pasta Sauce
    • Pasta
    • Canned chicken
    • Ready made meals to heat up (easy mac, ramen etc.)
    • Breakfast foods (cereal, oatmeal, granola bars)
    • Cleaning Supplies
    • Feminine Products

    Make a Monetary Donation to the Concordia Comet’s Cupboard

    Because the Comet’s Cupboard purchases food from Second Harvest, your dollar buys up to five times as much food when you donate cash rather than groceries. Mail monetary donations to the CALL Center, Concordia University Food Shelf, 1282 Concordia Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104 – Make checks payable to Concordia University Food Shelf.

  • Hunger Solutions put together resources, see the links below:

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About Us

Comet’s Cupboard hopes to decrease the number of food insecure Concordia students by increasing access to free and nutritious groceries and to reduce stigma associated with receiving nutrition assistance through creating a welcoming environment.

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Comet's Cupboard located on the 3rd floor of the Winget Student Life Center

Meyer Hall 115 | call@csp.edu | 651-641-8261