Parking Services Hosting Ticket Forgiveness Food Drive


Parking Services will accept donations of nonperishable food items and toiletries Nov. 16-20 from students, faculty and staff as payments for parking tickets to help stock the Redhawk Food Pantry.

Parking Services will waive one $10 ticket for five items donated or one $20 ticket for 10 items donated. Donations may be of a specific item or a combination of items listed below. For those who do not have a $10 or $20 fine, Parking Services will credit the applicable donation amount to one ticket of a higher fine. Only one parking ticket received during the Fall 2020 semester will be waived per account. This offer is not available for fire lane or handicap violations.

Donations must be brought to the Parking Service office to receive credit for a parking ticket during normal business hours, Monday -Thursday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Parking Services will also accept donations to the Redhawk Food Pantry from those who do not have parking fines but wish to donate. Collected items will be delivered to the Redhawk Food Pantry the week of Nov. 30.

The Redhawk Food Pantry has provided the following list of items that are in greatest need:

  • Cold Cereal
  • Hot Cereal (instant oatmeal, cream of wheat, cream of rice)
  • Can Meats (tuna, chicken)
  • Can Fruit
  • Box Meals (Hormel completes, Hamburger/Tuna helper, Homestyle Bakes, Ready meals)
  • Can Stew, Chili
  • Ramen Noodles (any variety)
  • Chef Boyardee (any variety)
  • Can Chicken ‘n Dumplings
  • Mash Potatoes (box, bag, microwave cups)
  • Rice (Minute,  single serve box, microwave cups, bag)
  • Can or Jar Pasta sauce
  • Peanut Butter (smooth, crunchy)
  • Jelly
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Hot Chocolate (instant envelopes)
  • Facial tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Bar Soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Personal hygiene products (toothpaste, deodorant, toothbrushes, disposable razors)
  • Laundry soap pods

For more information, contact Parking Services at (573) 651-2310 or