Emergency Food Hampers
Emergency Food Hampers are available to students in financial need. You simply need a valid Saskatchewan health card and university student card. Students may place an order once every 14 days. The hampers are delivered every Wednesday and Friday afternoons and are available for pickup from the USSU Food Centre. On average, six hampers are given out every month.
Food Hamper request forms are available at the USSU Main office, the Help Centre, the Women’s Centre, the Pride Centre and the Student Crisis Support Service office, or available here.
CHEP Good Food Box
The Good Food Box provides top-quality, fresh, nutritious food at an affordable price. Subscribers place their orders every second Monday. The following Wednesday, the orders are available for pick-up at the USSU main office.
Good Food Box Choices
- Regular Fruit and Veggie – $17.00 (approx. 12 types of fruits and veggies)
- Small Fruit and Veggie – $12.00 (approx. 10 types of fruits and veggies)
- Mini GFB – $8.00 (approx. 7 types of fruits and veggies)
- Fruit Bag – $15.00 (approx. 7 types of fruits)
- Snack Pack – $10.00 (single serving of fruit and veggies)
Trick-or-Eat is a campaign that takes place annually on Halloween to collect non-perishable food items and donations for the Saskatoon Food Bank. In 2007, approximately 350 University and Kelsey students volunteered to Trick-or-Eat in Saskatoon neighbourhoods. They raised 4.1 tonnes of food as well as $500 in cash donations.
Fresh Food Market
USSU Food Centre offers a weekly fresh food market in Place Riel. This program provides fresh fruits and vegetables at extremely low prices in order to accommodate students’ health needs.