Pirates' Chest (Food Pantry)

  • Located in the Pirates Den (College Services Building - Temporarily at the Blythe Emergency Food Pantry)
  • This service will provide food items to current Palo Verde College students.
  • Open the 3rd Friday of each month.
  • Hours: 9:30 AM - 11:45 PM

According to Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, hungry, homeless, or unsafe students, fail to reach their optimal potential. Studies show that students who are hungry are less likely to complete their academic goals. The Basic Needs Pirate Advisory Committee vows to provide Palo Verde College students with resources, in addition to food, to help combat food insecurity on campus.

The Basic Needs Pirate Advisory Committee will serve as support for both Food Insecurity and Basic Needs Services. We will meet on the First Wednesday at 9:00 via zoom/ or teams.

Pirate's Chest Vision Statement:

"Supporting Student Success by Ending PVC Hunger"

    Campus Contact:
Staci Lee
Director of Student Success & Equity
One College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225

Distribution Dates
Fall 2022:

  • Friday Oct, 28
  • Friday, Nov 18
  • Friday, Dec 16

All distributions will at:
Blythe Emergency Food Pantry
181 S. Main St.

Pirate's Chest partners: Blythe Emergency Food Pantry, PVC CalFresh, FIND Food Bank, Mechanics Bank, PVC Foundation, PVC employees, NextEra

To join PVC in the fight to end PVC hunger, please use the campus contact above or contact PVC Foundation Executive Director Stephanie Slagan at 760.921.5421.

College Mission Statement:
Palo Verde College provides opportunities for personal and professional growth to a diverse and unique community of learners in an academic environment committed to student success and equity by supporting student achievement of basic skills, certificate, degree, university transfer, and career goals.