Food recovery

The Canes Community Food Pantry is now open! Any student who feels food insecure is welcome to pass by. The Canes Food Pantry works with Good Samaritan, a food bank funded by a Canes alum. It is located in Lakeside Village, behind the Lobby A, across from the Fountain (current "Music Room").
Hours of Operations: Monday - Thursday, 3 - 7 pm ; Friday, 11 am - 2 pm
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and University Holidays

The 'Canes Food Pantry program was created by students of ECO Agency to provide food relief for low- income students and campus community members and reduce food waste from local grocery stores.

Donate to the Food Pantry now


UM DINING partners with Miami Rescue Mission to divert and donate Food.

FY 2020: 23,230 Lbs of Food
FY 2021: 11,260 Lbs of Food 

FY 2022: 25,186 Lbs of Food 

Donate Food with ECO FOOD ALERTS:  COMING SOON....

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Florida Food Waste Prevention Week - Food Future Hack 2022


2021: UM co-organizer of the Florida Food Waste Prevention Week Virtual Hackathon