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The Mt. SAC Mountie Fresh Basic Nees Resources is a comprehensive campus-wide effort that serves students experiencing housing instability, food insecurity, and other emergency/crisis situations. 

The program goals are to provide students in need with: 

  • Food Resources
  • Housing Referrals
  • Case-Management Support

All of these areas play a critical role in a student’s academic success, health and wellbeing.  This is a campus-wide prevention and early intervention program hosted by the Department of Student Life. 

Featured Events
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Learn about available Basic Needs ResourcesThere are various types of resources available for students in need at Mt. SAC. Our staff can assist you seek the resources most beneficial to your current situation.
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California Community Colleges #RealCollege SurveyIn March 2019, The Hope Center released is results from their largest annual assessment of basic needs security which indicated that 50% of respondents were food insecure in the prior 30 days and 19% of respondents were homeless in the previous year. Logo of the hope center.
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Give to Mountie Fresh Basic Needs ResourcesGifts to our program have a direct impact on food and housing insecure students. If you are interested in donating to our program click the link below or contact Rigo Estrada at with any questions or potential collaborations. Thank you in advance for considering our program!

Our Staff

  • Rigo Estrada, MSW
    Basic Needs Coordinator
  • Brenda Ricarte
    CalFresh Assistant

Contact Us

Mailing Address   Mailing Address
         Dean of Student Services
         Mt. San Antonio College
         1100 N. Grand Ave
         Walnut, CA  91789

Campus Location   Campus Location
         Building 9C - Student Life Office

Office Hours   Office Hours
         Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
         Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
         (Office closed Fridays in the summer)

Phone  Phone

Library Home  Fax

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