Females sitting on the ground sorting vegetables.
vegetables in a truck
Males sorting vegetables


The mission of the Pellissippi Pantry, a five-campus service, is to offer food access-challenged students and staff nutritious packaged & fresh food and nutrition education support.



  • Creating safe, confidential, and convenient processes for ordering and receiving supplemental food
  • Maintaining a clean, organized, and efficient pantry space
  • Procuring nutritious packaged food options through pantry partners and fresh produce options via the Hardin Valley Campus garden and local partners
  • Raising awareness about hunger and connecting participants to additional poverty alleviation resources as needed
  • Encouraging the volunteer and educational engagement of Pellissippi State Community College students and employees to support the pantry’s mission