Food Pantry

To remove one more barrier to obtaining educational goals, 2 food pantries of non-perishable items are available for students.

  1. Bailey Student Service Center.
    Available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. To access, simply sign in at the First Stop for Support Services.
  2. Ferguson Allied Health Workforce Development building in the Health Clinic in room 115.17.
    Available on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Health Clinic is also available during this time. To have access to the food pantry outside those hours, email

Manna Food Bank is another excellent source of access to food. Please see Manna for more information.


MANNA Community Market

  • 4th Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the parking lots behind Magnolia.
  • Free grocery staples, fresh produce, and other perishables from Manna Foodbank. Additional community non-profits will be on hand to offer wrap-around services. This service is open to the community as well as A-B Tech students and employees.

Please contact Heather Pack by emailing or (828) 398-7141 with questions.