Support The Open Seat

The Open Seat” strives to alleviate the stresses of food insecurity by providing friendly and
accessible sources of food for the students of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

There are several ways to support The Open Seat

This is an accordion element with a series of buttons that open and close related content panels.

Donate Items

We accept non-perishable, non-expired cans (cans must not be dented or rusted) and other unopened packages (such as toiletries, toothpaste, dish soap, etc.). All items must be unopened with the original, legible, sealed packaging. Donations can be placed in bins across campus labeled for “The Open Seat” or brought to the ASM office, 4th floor of 333 E Campus Mall. Refer to the Google Map below for donation locations.

If you would like to donate but need items picked up or have additional questions, please contact:

Make An Online Donation

Click here to make a donation to our pantry.

One-hundred percent (100%) of your donation will be used to purchase items to stock the pantry.

Host a food drive or invite The Open Seat to your next event

If you would like any information on collaborating with the Open Seat, hosting a food drive, or promoting the Open Seat, please contact:

Donation Bin Locations