Valdar's Market

Valdar's Market

April Showers -
Hygiene Donation Drive

April 1st - April 30th

Valdar's Market is hosting a donation drive to assist our students.

Drop Box Locations:
Heritage Campus, Harvin Center, Coles Bldg., Venter's Bldg.
Windward Campus, Coleman Center, Health Science Bldg. 3, Public Safety Bldg.
Oso Creek Campus, Main Bldg., STEM Bldg., Culinary Institute
For more information, email us at


Valdar's Market, formerly known as the Del Mar College Viking Pantry, in partnership with the Coastal Bend Food Bank, strives to alleviate food insecurities by providing food options to students who have limited resources and are experiencing difficulty meeting their basic needs.


Eliminate food insecurity.


Currently enrolled Del Mar College students who have been referred, complete The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) form, and meet guidelines are eligible to receive support from Valdar's Market.

Participants can be self-referred or referred by friends, classmates, other students, faculty, staff, administration, or community members.

Eligible students will have access to the Market twice a month may receive up to 35 lbs. of food per visit. Students may possibly be asked to present a current Del Mar College ID when utilizing these services.

To begin the referral process, click here.

LOCATIONS & Availability

Valdar's Market is available at:

Heritage Campus | Harvin Center, Rm. 112
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12 pm.-4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Oso Creek Campus | Main Building, Rm. 213
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Windward Campus | Coleman Center, Rm. 133A
Monday & Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. 

Times & dates are subject to change. Availability is updated daily through our scheduling system, which will be provided to you upon completion of the referral form (above). All sites now have frozen food options.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Engagement and Retention at (361) 698-1277 or email
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Esta institutión es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.
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Are you interested in donating to Valdar's Market? We are happy to accept food, hygiene, household products, and baby items. Contact us at for more information. 

Page last updated April 25, 2024.

Contact Information

Student Engagement and Retention
Harvin Center Room 204
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1277
Fax: (361) 698-1599

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5pm
Friday 7:30am-12:30pm

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