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Food On Campus

People giving out foodFood Share Because We Care (AHC)

Every Thursday of the month, students are welcomed to pick up non-perishable food and produce at the Mechanics Bank student center patio located on the South side of building G.

Services are provided at both AHC sites:

  • Santa Maria, starting at 11:30 a.m.
  • LVC, starting at 2:30 p.m.


Spike's Snack Shack (Previously Lunch Locker)

Non-perishable food products displayedSpike's Snack Shack is designed for students to have access to non-perishable food items on Monday- Friday. The shack is accessible to students in both the Lompoc and Santa Maria campuses. Students may grab 2 snacks per day. 

Santa Maria Campus, Student Center - G101
Mon.- Thurs: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Lompoc Valley Campus, Building 1
Mon.- Thurs: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. 
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Have a food insecurity?
Visit the Basic Needs Center for information about CalFresh, a nutrition assistance program that helps low income individuals and families buy food that they need. 

Information about Calfresh



Staff distrubuting food donated by the Food Bank

The food bank is a great resource for individuals to utilize and get access to food, education, and other resources within their communities.

County Wide Food Distribution locations and list: 

Food Disributions