Muhlenberg Useful Living Essentials (M.U.L.E.)

The Muhlenberg Useful Living Essentials (M.U.L.E.) Community Cabinet provides non-perishable food items and hygiene products to the student body. All Muhlenberg students are welcome to take items from the cabinet.

The M.U.L.E. Community Cabinet was established in an effort to combat food insecurity among students. Food insecurity is defined as “not having reliable access to sufficient and nutritious food” according to the College and University Food Bank Alliance. The Cabinet offers supplemental non-perishable food items, personal hygiene products, and school supplies to students in need.

For further information or any questions, email

User guidelines

The M.U.L.E. Community Cabinet is open to all students with a valid Muhlenberg ID number. Students who enter the Community Cabinet will be able to take as many items as they need.


Suggested Food Donations



Canned Soup


Canned tuna/chicken


Canned fruits and vegetables



Peanut Butter

Pasta and pasta sauce

Instant Potatoes

On the go foods

Hygiene Products




Tooth Paste



Shaving cream

Dryer Sheets

Laundry Detergent

Hand soap

Dish soap

Body wash

Feminine Products

All donations must be unopened to be accepted. Please email to schedule drop off donations. 

If you or your student group would like to host a donation drive please email

Fall 2019 Semester Hours

Friday: 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Monday: 10:30 a.m. - noon
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

The M.U.L.E. is also open by appointment. Please contact us at for more information