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Iggy's Cupboard

Welcome to Iggy's Cupboard!

Iggy's Cupboard provides non-perishable food items and other essentials to any member of Loyola's community that may need a little extra help. Located in the Lower Level of the Danna Student Center, it is operated by Student Life and Ministry (SLM) in partnership with the Student Government Association (SGA). Iggy's Cupboard is open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. during the week and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on the weekends. No need to make an appointment just stop by.

DONATIONS are accepted in the Cupboard, the Student Life & Ministry suite, or bins around campus. To contribute online, you can make a one time or recurring MONETARY DONATION or visit our AMAZON REGISTRY to purchase supplies.



Frequently Asked Questions

Iggy’s Cupboard provides food and other essential items free of charge to any Loyola University New Orleans’ student, staff, and faculty that may need a little extra help.

Danna Student Center Lower Level behind the SGA Hub and across from the Magis Lounge.

9am-6pm during the weekdays

10am-6pm on the weekend

Please go to the office assistant or the evening building manager seated at Havoc's Help Desk outside the Student Life and Ministry Suite located in the Lower Level of the Danna Student Center.

Any student, staff, or faculty of Loyola University New Orleans can use the cupboard.

The cupboard is stocked with perishable, non-perishable food, hygiene items, and other essential items.

Yes. All resources in Iggy’s Cupboard are free of charge.

Yes. All cupboard workers and volunteers will be trained on confidentiality and required to sign a confidentiality agreement to keep every cupboard guest’s identity confidential.

Yes. You will get a shopping bag to fill upon entering. When you are done shopping, you will need to weigh food items and non-food items separately to log separately in the shopping log.

Donations are accepted during cupboard hours or at the Student Life and Ministry suite. To contribute online, you can make a one time or recurring monetary donation or visit our Amazon Wishlist.

Please see above for the list of items we accept. Please note that we cannot accept used, damaged, opened, or expired items.

Email us at to get information on how to host a food drive.

Email us at to apply to volunteer in the pantry. All volunteers will need to go through a training to become an official volunteer.

Email us at or fill out a form in the pantry for the suggestion box.

The Peter Claver Fund has been established by the University Chaplain to provide short-term financial assistance for currently enrolled students at Loyola University New Orleans, who are in dire need of financial assistance due to an emergency at home, family or personal crisis. Typical assistance usually include textbook/ access purchases, local travel, travel home and grocery vouchers for dedicated items. The grant cannot be used for student tuition or fees. For further information and questions about financial aid, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Assistance

St. Peter Claver was a 17th century Spanish Jesuit Priest, who dedicated his life to the abolition of slavery and the fight for human rights, spending decades ministering to the sick and dying on the slave ships that arrived in Cartagena.

Peter Claver Fund Guidelines:

  • The Peter Claver Fund is established for currently enrolled students of Loyola.
  • The Peter Claver Grants are no more than $400. In rare cases, grants over $400 will be granted.
  • The total amount of funds are limited each academic year.
  • The Peter Claver Fund grant can be used for class texts, emergency travel or other emergency needs. Financial guidelines of the university do not allow the Grant to cover tuition, room and board or health expenses.
  • A Peter Claver Fund Committee will meet to review all applications. Applicants will be notified soon after the application is received.
  • The applicant must clearly state the amount requested and the reasons.
To Apply

One must be a full-time undergraduate, graduate, or online student of Loyola University New Orleans. Please submit an application here

Student Life and Ministry has a bank of RTA passes for students who need transportation assistance. Fill out the form below to request a pass.

Sodexo, has provided a limited number of meals to establish a Meal Swipe Bank for food insecure students through a program called Swipe Out Hunger. Students may request swipes by using the below Swipe Out Meal Request Form.