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You could receive a free food parcel

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Through the generosity of donors to the Curtin Cares About Students initiative, our corporate partner Dinner Twist and our staff and student volunteers, the Curtin Community Pantry will be distributing over 800 specially packed food parcels and a limited number of vouchers to students as part of the Pantry’s Food Parcel Drive.

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If you are an enrolled Curtin student who is experiencing financial difficulty you may be eligible for this service.

Please fill in the online form to reserve your parcel(s) or voucher.

Parcels can be collected in-person from the Curtin Perth (Bentley) campus or you may request a free delivery*.

If you are unable to collect it in-person and do not qualify for delivery, you may be eligible for a voucher.

Please note that there is a limit of two parcels or one voucher per student (subject to availability) and they will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.

Should you require more supplies, the Community Pantry is still open for you to pick up individual items of non-perishable food and/or other essentials.

Contents of each parcel:

  • Basmati rice, 300g
  • Chocolate, 1 block
  • Curry spice sachet 20g
  • Dried Italian herbs, sachet
  • Falafel Mix
  • Long pasta 500g
  • Mexican spice sachet
  • Mission tortilla strips
  • Rice cakes, 1 packet
  • Rice noodles 200g
  • Salsa (mild), 1 jar
  • Short pasta 500g
  • Tinned beans – cannellini
  • Tinned chickpeas
  • Tinned chopped tomatoes
  • Tinned coconut milk
  • Tinned red curry paste
  • Tomato passata 690g
  • Tomato paste x 2
  • Tortillas, wholegrain
  • Pappadums

*The free delivery service is only available for students who live within 20 km of Curtin Perth (Bentley) and do not have suitable transport options and/or are unable to access the campus.

For more information about the Community Pantry please visit our website. Please do not hesitate to contact us via email at communitypantry@curtin.edu.au or on 08 9266 3954 if you have any queries.

Food parcel featuring a variety of non-perishable food items