Spring 2021 Plan and Information
COVID-19 Updates and Information

PAWS Pantry


Customers who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, have been in exposed to the virus, or have been instructed to self-isolate SHOULD NOT visit the pantry for any reason.

Instead, please send a request to PAWSPantry@frostburg.edu as soon as you are aware of this situation to set up a delivery. More details about how the delivery will work will be sent to you upon your request. This is not an open service! As we are working with limited staff, we ask that only those who have been exposed to the virus, have been informed to self-quarantine and/or are symptomatic use this option.


Effective February 1, 2021, the PAWS Pantry will permit customers to shop in the pantry again! Customers who are not comfortable doing their own shopping can still take advantage of the Pre-Packed Bag option (see options below).


For the safety of our customers, pantry staff, and volunteers, we can only permit one person in the pantry/at the door at a time. Whether shopping or picking up pre-packed bags, customers wishing to utilize the pantry must reserve a time slot each time they wish to visit the pantry. You can reserve your appointment time here. To accommodate as many customers as possible, appointment slots are limited to 15 minutes per customer. Please be aware that we have back-to-back appointments scheduled. In order to utilize your full appointment time, please make sure to arrive on time.

PAWS Pantry
Spring 2021 Hours

Monday 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 4 pm
Thursday 11 am - 6 pm

Customers are required to wear a mask and adhere to all social distancing and other safety guidelines. Only one customer will be permitted in the pantry/at the door at a time. See below for details.

The Braddock House
20 Braddock Road

The FSU Paws Pantry is a distribution partner of Maryland Food Bank.


Pre-Packed Bag Options

Customers are permitted any combination of bags. There is a four-bag limit per customer.
To increase efficiency, customers will be asked to tell us what types of bags they want when creating their appointment using the link above. Pantry staff/volunteers will do their best to have the bags ready at the time of your appointment. Customizable bags will be packed while you are at the pantry.

When you approach the window, tell us how many of each type of bag you would like, as well as any dietary restrictions.

Below are general descriptions of the type of items that may be in each bag. Items will vary based on availability:

Carbs and Sides Bag Option 1

Carbs and Sides Bag

  • Pasta
  • Rice/grain
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Broth (chicken, turkey, beef, bone, vegetable)
  • Stuffing
  • Mac N Cheese
Canned Goods Bag Option 2

Canned Goods Bag

  • Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
  • Canned Vegetable
  • Soup
  • Ravioli
Breakfast Bag Option 3

Breakfast Bag

  • Cereal
  • Cereal/Chewy Bars
  • Oatmeal/Granola/Fruit
Baking Bag Option 4

Baking Bag

  • Dessert mixes (Brownie, Cake, etc.)
  • Jell-O/Pudding packs
Snack Bag Option 5

Snack Bag

  • Hummus cups
  • Chips
  • Crackers

Customizable Bag

  • (Max 1 per customer)
  • Customers may choose additional items for their bag

I'm Feeling Adventurous Bag

  • Pantry staff and volunteers will choose items at random for you!
  • Be sure to tell us dietary restrictions including foods you do not like (ie. Spicy foods).
  • Can also be requested in advance by emailing by noon of the day before your visit. Please include your Pantry ID number with your request.

For more information, contact PAWSPantry@frostburg.edu or call 301-687-7598 during regular pantry hours.