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The Brown Bag Café

Campus Food Pantry and Meal Program

The Brown Bag Café provides meals and groceries to St. Louis Community College students in need.

Brown Bag Café Hours at Meramec
Monday – Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Student Assistance Program Office
Clark Hall, AD130
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Brown Bag Café at Forest Park Hours
Monday - Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Student Center Rm. 213

Using the Brown Bag Café

All current students are eligible to use the Brown Bag Café.

To sign up at the Meramec location, visit the Brown Bag Café or call 314-984-7887 or email bbcmeramec@stlcc.edu to schedule an appointment.

Forest Park and William J. Harrison Education Center Students may signup by calling 314-644-9087 or 314-644-9027.

Once you are signed up, you can use the Café for meals throughout the day. You are also able to receive groceries once every two weeks as needed. Be sure to have your ID card handy whenever you come in to use the Brown Bag Café or to receive groceries.

How can I help?

Donate Food/Items

  • Take non-perishable food items, refrigerated items, frozen meals, fruits, vegetables, utensils, seasonings and toiletries to the Student Assistance Program Office during Brown Bag Café hours.
  • Donate Funds through the STLCC Foundation
    Select Annual Appeals Fun and type “Brown Bag Café at Meramec” in Comments

Join the Meramec Brown Bag Café Team

We are currently accepting student applications for Meramec Brown Bag Café Team members. As a member of the Team, you will take part in managing the Brown Bag Café, including food donation sorting and distribution, developing and running food drives, creating food insecurity and hunger awareness initiatives on campus, and conducting presentations in classrooms and for student groups. 

To apply: Send an updated résumé and cover letter describing your interest in joining the Brown Bag Café Team to bbcmeramec@stlcc.edu.

Contact the Brown Bag Café


 314-984-7887 or bbcmeramec@stlcc.edu

Forest Park:

Donna Dowell-Foster
Room SC213

Tamala Turner
Room SC216

William J. Harrison Education Center

Mavis Stone