link Mission College Food Assistance Program

Free eGift Cards to Buy Food

Request Assistance Form

The Food Assistance team coordinates bi- weekly distributions of FREE eGift cards to Walmart. In addition, Mission College has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley to host a drive-thru food distribution every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in parking lot A.

To be eligible, Mission students must be enrolled in at least three units during the Fall 2021 semester and complete the Food Request Form each week by the given deadline. 

Students who qualify will receive:

  • $60.00 Walmart eGift cards

* Due to the limited amount of funding, distribution will be on a first come, first serve basis. Distribution dates are subject to change based on the needs of the program.

Food Request Form Deadline and Distribution Dates
Time Period When Form is Accessible Fall 2021 Distribution
(via email)
September 13- September 17 September 22
September 27- October 1 October 6
October 11- October  15 October 20
October 25 - October 29 November 3
November 8 - November 12 November 17
November 22- November 26 December 1
December 6- December 10 December 15
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the Food Request Form due?

A: Please refer to the deadline schedule chart above. Deadline to submit is 9:00 am on each Friday listed. 

Q: When will I receive my eGift cards?

A: Please refer to the distribution schedule chart above. Students who qualify will receive their eGift the date specified for the corresponding week.

Q: How long does the program last?

A: The Food Assistance Summer Program will last through the end of the Summer 2021 semester. The college will determine whether to continue the program  based on funding. 

Q: Can I request additional e-gift cards?

A: Unfortunately, no, but you may re-apply for future distributions.

Q: Who do I contact if I have issues with my gift card?

A: Lusyna Narvaez, Program Specialist – Equity Office (