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Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center

The Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center provides UAB students experiencing financial need and/or food insecurity with fresh and non-perishable food, personal hygiene items, items for students with dependents, pet supplies, and school supplies.

Who is Eligible?

Any enrolled UAB student has access to Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center.

How do I access the Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center?

Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center is located in Suite 303. Enrolled students need to make an appointment, bring a reusable bag, and their ONE Card.

Appointment link:
BK Hill Student Center Shopper Appointments | The University of Alabama at Birmingham (givepulse.com)

  • Donations

    Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center is maintained by donations made from campus and community organizations/partners. If you belong to a department or organization, please help us keep our pantry well stocked by hosting a food and/or supply drive. Items can be dropped off in our office during normal business hours. Our staff can also coordinate a pick-up location on campus. Please be sure items are in good condition and have not expired.

    Suggested Donations

    Food Items:

    • Cereal
    • Evaporated milk
    • Oatmeal or Grits
    • Packaged or canned Fruits
    • Macaroni and cheese
    • Spices
    • Packaged or canned meats
    • Pasta and pasta sauce
    • Tea and coffee

    School Supplies:

    • College-rule paper
    • Index cards
    • Mechanical pencils, pencils, pens
    • Highlighters
    • Dividers
    • Calculators
    • Spiral Notebook
    • Pocket Folders

    Personal Hygiene Items:

    • Soap
    • Deodorant
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
    • Shaving cream and razors
    • Period products
    • Mouth wash
    • Lotion
    • Toilet paper
    • Tissue
    • Detergent
    • Laundry detergent
    • Paper towels

    Pet Supplies:

    • Canned cat food
    • Canned dog food
    • Pet toys

    Baby Items:

    • Baby food
    • Diapers
    • Baby wipes
  • Online Donations

    Amazon Wish List

    Blazer Kitchen at Hill Student Center has an Amazon Wish List. Just visit the wish list, and you will see a list of items we regularly need (sort by priority to see what we need the most). You can buy any quantity you wish and select our address at checkout to have it shipped directly to our office.

    UAB Student Assistance & Support
    HILL 303, 1720 2nd Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35294-1150

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Each week, volunteers assist Blazer Kitchen shoppers in accessing needed items. Additionally, volunteers assist in sorting food and stocking shelves. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at 205.975.9509 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Additional Food Resources

    Blazer Kitchen at the 1613 Building serves UAB employees and students experiencing food insecurity. Sponsored by the UAB Benevolent Fund and located at 1613 11th Ave S, Suite 100, this location offers fresh and non-perishable foods. Please visit their website for additional information.