The mobile food pantry offers free food on the Inver Hills Community College campus
Mobile Pantry

Inver Hills Partners with The Open Door

The Mobile Pantry is available to Inver Hills students who need food for themselves or their dependents. Available on campus most Wednesday afternoons.

Contact Information

Counseling & Advising
College Center

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Counseling & Advising

Appointment Hours

(60 minutes)

Mon. & Thur.: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tue. & Wed.: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Mobile Pantry

Attention Students:

The Mobile Pantry bus will not be coming to campus in its typical fashion at this time. However, we have a selection of nonperishable and shelf-stable food items available near the Counseling and Advising Center on the 2nd floor of the college center. No appointment is necessary and the food can be accessed during normal business hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m. while the College Center building is open.

New: Free Drive up Food Distribution and Flu Shot event, Tuesday, February 23: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the College Center Parking Lot

Come to campus for our drive thru food distribution and flu shot event. We will be giving out boxes of nonperishable food items as well as flu shots for students who are interested. Please stay in your vehicle and wear a mask when you arrive. No appointment necessary. First come, first served while supplies last. For questions please contact Sandy George in Health Services or Nicole Bietz in Counseling.

New! The Open Door will be hosting Drive up Food Distribution Every Tuesday 3 - 6 p.m. at Metcalf Middle School.

Metcalf Middle School
2250 Diffley Rd, Burnsville, MN 55337

Text POTATO to 651-370-8095 for any updates and changes to The Open Door's distribution schedule!

If you need additional resources for perishable food, food banks, or other community resources, please contact the Counseling department at or 651-450-3508 for help finding resources in your area.

If you have financial challenges including food insecurity, housing insecurity or other financial concerns that are affecting your academic performance in this course, please contact the Inver Hills counseling department for support. You may be eligible for emergency financial assistance grants or other resources.

If you have any questions or would like to meet with a counselor to discuss other resources available to students please contact the counseling department at 651-450-3508 or

Additional Food Resources

The Open Door Contact Information

The Open Door, Eagan
3904 Cedar Grove Parkway
Client Appointment Line: 651-686-0787

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