Food Benefits

Food Benefits

Food services & resources available for student needs.

Kody’s Cupboard Food Pantry


Kody’s Cupboard has been developed to provide supplemental resources to alleviate hunger and meet basic needs for the Kishwaukee College campus community. 

When is the food pantry open and where is it located?

Kody’s Cupboard is located in the Student Involvement Office, C1128 and is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 9am-2pm.  

Who is eligible?

Current Kishwaukee College students and students enrolled in GED and ESL classes.

What is provided?

Non-perishable food items and feminine hygiene product are available.

Interested in donating?

  • We accept cash or check donations. They can be made out to the Kishwaukee College Foundation. Please bring donations to Administrative Office (C2160).
  • Non-perishable food items can be dropped off daily to the Student Involvement Office (C1120).


Contact the Student Involvement Office at 815-825-9528 or by email


My Express Pantry

My Express Pantry provides a free online shopping guide for groceries in the DeKalb and North Chicago areas.


SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program IL Department of Human Services 

SNAP (food stamps) is a food assistance program that helps low-income people buy food. Benefits can be used to purchase food items at grocery stores and convenience stores. Benefits are put on a LINK card. Your SNAP unit size is anyone you buy and prepare food with, it does not have to include everyone you live with.