In addition to sanitation protocols, the Office of Student Life continues to provide food, hygiened products and clothes items through the “Renegade Drive-Thru Pantry.” Students can complete the online form, schedule a pickup date and time, and then stop by the Pantry at Student Life in Levinson Hall to receive your requested non-perishable food items pre-bagged and ready for you at your scheduled time. This includes limited supplies from the Renegade Cabinet (hygiene products) and Renegade Closet items. **When you arrive for your pickup time, you must enter the campus using the Haley & Panorama entrance only and verify our identity with Public Safety prior to entering.**
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food bank locations or food resources can be found by visiting auntbertha.com or by the Why Hunger hotline at 1(800) 5-HUNGRY. If students’ finances are deeply affected, some students may become newly eligible for SNAP. Students who face unexpected expenses and a likely loss of wages during this time due to the lack of paid family and medical leave. Some may need plane fare to get home, while others need money to pay their rent. Students can download the Edquity app for information about food banks and other available emergency resources near Bakersfield College!
Other Resources for Students:
California Association of Foodbanks http://www.cafoodbanks.org/?q=find-food-assistance
Feeding America Foodbank search: https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank
CalFresh portal for students https://students.getcalfresh.org/
Social Care Network: Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more: https://www.auntbertha.com/
211 Services http://www.211.org/services/covid19
CCC & County & Mental Health Centers: