Donating to the Hawks’ Nest

The Hawks' Nest coordinates several on-campus food drives during the academic year. The Hawks’ Nest also works with outside groups that hold food drives to support the student food pantry. You are welcome to donate anytime through the Office of Student Activities.

Monetary Donations

Monetary donations for the Hawks' Nest are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated to keep our supplies replenished. You can bring your cash, check or money order donation to the Office of Student Activities and receive a receipt. Please make your check or money order payable to the "HFC Foundation."

Monetary donations may also be made online through the HFC Foundation Office. Make sure to select The HAWKS Nest under the “Apply gift to” section.

Food and Supplies Donations

Food and personal care items can be delivered to the Hawks’ Nest or to the Office of Student Activities during operating hours. Office donation pick up can be arranged by contacting Kayla Collins.

Wish List

Thank you for your generous donation! The Hawks' Nest especially needs these popular items:

Baking and Food Prep

  • Oil (Olive and Vegetable)
  • Corn Muffin Mix
  • Boxed Meals (Hamburger Helper,
  • Scalloped Potatoes, etc.)
  • Mashed Potatoes (Instant, Microwave)
  • Broths (Chicken, Beef, Vegetable)
  • Powdered Milk
  • Evaporated Milk (PET)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Taco Seasoning

Cleaning and Personal Hygiene

  • Deodorant
  • Anti-Bacterial Wipes
  • Toothpaste
  • Hand Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toothbrushes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaning Spray
  • Facial Tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Feminine Products (tampons and pads)
  • Body Soap (Bars or liquid)
  • Shampoo and Conditioner

Food Items

  • Canned Beans (any kind)
  • Canned Vegetables (any kind)
  • Fruit (Cans or cups, any kind)
  • Instant Ramen (Assorted Flavors)
  • Dry Pastas
  • Pasta Sauces (Meat and Regular)
  • Canned Tomato Products (any kind)
  • Cereal (any kind)
  • Instant Oatmeal (any flavor)
  • Instant Grits (any flavor)
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly and Jams (any flavor)
  • Pancake Syrups
  • Nut Butter (Sunbutter, almond, etc.)
  • Canned Meats (Tuna, Chicken, Spam, etc.)
  • Halal Canned Meat Products (can be found in many Dearborn-area markets)
  • Canned Ravioli, SpaghettiOs, etc. - Meat and Meatless (Cheese, Tomato, etc.)
  • Canned Condensed Soups (any flavor)
  • Canned Chunky Soups (any flavor)
  • Canned Stews and Chili
  • Dried Rice and Grains (Regular or Quick Prep)
  • Boxed Macaroni and Cheese (any kind)
  • Snacks Items (Granola Bars, Crackers, etc.)
  • Condiments (Mustard, Ketchup, Hot Sauce)


  • Baby Wipes
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby Formula
  • Baby Food


  • School Supplies
  • Bottles of Water

Please do not donate expired items. We do not give expired items to our patrons.

Thank you, Donors