Community Pantry

The Curtin Community Pantry is a free service which aims to support Curtin’s student community by providing access to non-perishable food items and other essential goods.

Launched in 2020 by Curtin Volunteers!, the Community Pantry has expanded to reach and support more Curtin students, with the addition of a food package delivery service and free cooking classes.

Curtin Community Pantry, Building 101 Level 2

Getting involved

There are several ways you can get involved with the Curtin Community Pantry.

Take what you need

If you’re a current Curtin student needing support, you’re welcome to visit the Community Pantry in the foyer of  Building 101 Curtin Perth between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

If you are an international student living within 20km of Curtin Perth and are unable to come to campus, register for the food package delivery service.

Donate what you can

You can drop off non-perishable food and essential items in the orange donation bin located in the foyer of  Building 101 Curtin Perth. You can also request a donation bin for your area by emailing

Non-perishable food items include: tinned baked beans or spaghetti; biscuits and crackers; breakfast cereals; juice; pasta and rice; soup (tinned and packet mixes); tea, coffee and hot chocolate; tinned fruit; tinned meat; instant noodles: Vegemite, peanut butter and jam.

Please note: ‘Best before’ date is used to indicate that food has exceeded its peak quality, but is still perfectly safe to eat. Strictly no food past its ‘use by’ date will be accepted.

Essential items include: hand sanitiser and body wash; laundry powder; sanitary items; shampoo/conditioners; soap; tissues; feminine products; toothpaste; personal hygiene items (e.g. deodorant/wipes).

Curtin community Pantry Donation Bin


Volunteer your time

Interested in helping out with the Community Pantry? From preparing food delivery boxes to sorting out stock, register now to lend a hand.

Already registered? Login to see what opportunities are currently available.