Help ensure that the OCC Basic Needs Center can continue to serve the OCC student community.

We believe every student deserves to have their basic needs met. Your donations will help us better carry out our mission to reach and help more students every day! The Basic Needs Center accepts both monetary, unopened hygiene products, nonperishable food, and lightly used clothing donations to help our students thrive! Help OCC Basic Needs Center students thrive by ensuring our community's basic needs are met. Your contribution will go to help transform our campus into a basic needs secure institution. 

Ways to Donate

Monetary Donations

You can make a tax-deductible gift to the OCC Basic Needs Center via the OCC Foundation. Select the 'Pirates Cove' on the "Gift Designation" part. 

Make a gift

Food & Toiletry

We accept both toiletry and non-perishable goods as long as they are unopened and unexpired. This can include


OCC Basic Needs Center accepts gently used, professional and seasonal clothing donations! This can include the following: dresses, jackets, shoes, blouses, pants, dress-shirts, and assorted accessories.