Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What is the Valley 360 Resource Center?
    • The Valley 360 Resource Center provides food, clothing, hygiene, and baby items to hundreds of SBVC students.
    • Items are donated and vary weekly.
  • Where is the center located?
    • The Valley 360 Resource Center is located on the left side of the Library, facing AutoZone and Staff Parking Lot #12.
  • What are the hours of operation?
    • Fall 2021 hours are: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:00AM-3:00PM
  • What are the COVID-19 safety procedures?
    • In outdoor areas, such as the food pantry, employees, students, and visitors are not required to wear face coverings.
    • In indoor areas, all employees, students and visitors are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.
    • Employees inside the center wear face coverings, use gloves when packing bags, and regularly disinfect surfaces.
  • Is the center open to the community?
    • The Valley 360 Resource Center is only available to currently registered students.
  • Do I need to make an appointment?
    • No appointment is needed, but students must be registered for the current semester to use the pantry. Please see hours of operation.
  • How can I get a food bag?
    • To pick up a food bag, you will need to provide your student ID card or ID number.
  • How often can I come to the center?
    • Students are limited to one (1) visit per week.
  • What types of food will I receive?
    • You can choose between two (2) types of food bags (subject to availability):
      • Snack bags include items that are ready to eat as is or with minimal preparation, such as chips, granola bars, cookies, etc.
      • Home bags contain items that require some cooking, such as soup, beans, rice and pasta, as well as frozen/refrigerated items like pizza, waffles and vegetables.
      • Baby foods may be available upon request.
  • Can I choose what kind of foods I get?
    • Food items vary by week and bags are pre-packaged by our team.
  • Are personal care items available?
    • We offer small hygiene bags that include mini essentials, such as soap, shampoo, toothbrush and comb.
    • Feminine hygiene products may be available upon request.
  • What other items are available?
    • Baby food and diapers may be available upon request (subject to availability).
    • Donated clothing may be available and will be displayed outside.
  • Can I donate food or clothing?
    • We are currently accepting donations of non-perishable, non-expired food, baby items and unused hygiene products.
    • Clothing items are not currently being accepted.
  • Do you provide any volunteer work?
    • We are currently not offering volunteer opportunities.