Panther Pantry

Panther pantry logo


The mission of the Panther Food Pantry is to improve the quality of life among students, faculty and staff on the campus of SUNY Old Westbury by providing access to food and other necessities for those in need. 


The food pantry is located in the Student Union, room 301B.

Hours of Operation

THE FOOD PANTRY IS CLOSED FOR THE FALL 2020 SEMESTER.  If you are in need of assistance, please contact  Assistant Dean Notaro, notaroc [at]

Please review the following community resources:

Get SNAP Go To School Without Going Hungry

Island Harvest

Long Island Cares

Food Bank for New York City




Who is the Panther Pantry for?

Anyone in the Campus Community - students, staff and faculty.

Do I have to give my name?

No, we do not ask for a name. You are asked to fill out an intake form so we can better serve the food pantry guests.

Do I need to bring anything?

A bag or one will be provided.

How does it work?

After filling out the intake form, the guests are provided with a bag to shop for food.   At "checkout" we record the items for our own inventory. 

Can I make a cash donation?

Yes.  Cash donations should be made to the Old Westbury College Foundation.  Please designate that your donation should be used for the Panther Pantry.

Food Drives, Donations or Questions

Interested in having a Food Drive?  Please let us know and download the following resources:

Requested Food Items for Pantry How to Organize a Food Drive

If you are interested in making a donation or have any questions, contact information is below.  



Cristina Notaro
Assistant Dean
School of Arts and Sciences
Phone: (516) 876-3915
E-mail: notaroc [at]