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Pioneers for H.O.P.E

  • "Thank you so much for your contributions to the HOPE Pantry at CSU East Bay Hayward. As a very busy and broke working student, this is a transformative program. The fresh food and resources provided makes a huge difference in my life. I am so grateful!!" - Patrick - Student
  • "Thanks for all that you guys do for us. It is truly appreciated. We go through some tough times but you guys are always here for us when we need. " - Nicole - Student
  • "HOPE has given me the chance to focus in school and not have to worry about food. It means a-lot to me that resources like this are available at times of need. Thank you for everything." - Maria G. - Student

Facts about the Program


HOPE Goals:
CSUEB wanted to eliminate barriers and address students' basic needs first.

CSUEB Services Provided: 

2021 Spring Semester: 1017 food pantry appointments served, and 1506 CalFresh applications



Pioneer Students Donated dining meal swipes, HOPE baskets, piggy banks for donations.  Staff and Faculty donated food and clothing drives, hosted toiletry kits workshops and annual giving campaign for monetary donation.

Grand Opening

Grand Opening

HOPE Food Pantry

Hayward campus - October 2016

Concord campus - January 2017

Library Kiosk - October 2017


CSU East Bay Students Receive H.O.P.E. During Remote Learning

“We have fresh fruits and vegetables. We try to make it fun, do little recipes and have our students talk about how easy it is,” Ingram said. Read More

There’s H.O.P.E for National Food Safety Education Month

CSUEB students can get free groceries (fruits, veggies, meat) at [the] H.O.P.E. food pantry Read More

Contact Us

Pioneers for H.O.P.E. - Helping Our Pioneers Excel
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • SHCS Room 1149
  • Hayward, CA 94542