The Buff Pantry is collecting donations and operating drop-in hours Jan. 3-6 to support those impacted by the Marshall Fire.

Drop-in hours

The Buff Pantry is located in the University Memorial Center (UMC) basement 1B73, near the lower level of the CU Book Store.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 4, 1-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Donation hours

Bring donated items to the University Memorial Center loading dock, between the UMC and CASE buildings. Look for the signs to indicate where to stop, and call 303-735-4600 when you have arrived. A staff member or volunteer will come meet you and take your donations.

  • Monday, Jan. 3, 12-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 4, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 6, 1-5 p.m.

Donations accepted

  • Dried Lentils
  • Dried and Canned Beans
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Cooking Oils
  • Condiments
  • Canned Meat
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Stocks, Broths, and Sauces
  • Oatmeal
  • Cereal
  • Granola Bars
  • Protein Bars
  • Protein Shakes
  • Crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Spices
  • Ramen Noodles, Pho Noodles, etc.
  • Boxed Milk, Evaporated Milk, and Unsweetened Alternative Milks
  • Food for diverse diets including gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, etc.

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Bar Soap
  • Lotion
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Mouth Wash
  • Menstrual Products
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Facial Tissues
  • Shaving Cream
  • Razors
  • Nail Clippers 

  • Can Opener
  • Tupperware
  • Plates
  • Cups 

Other ways to help

  • Volunteer or donate to the Buff Pantry to support those impacted by the recent fires in Boulder County. 
  • Shop our Amazon Wish List
    These items will get delivered directly to the Buff Pantry. The items we have selected complement items we receive from local food banks and provide much needed hygiene supplies to those in need at this time.
  • Volunteer opportunities to help with the wildfire response.
    In conjunction with CU Boulder, the Volunteer Resource Center (VRC) is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address the impacts of the recent wildfires in Boulder County.