About the Pantry

The Glen Ed Pantry is an ecumenical agency governed by a Board of Directors representing 18 different churches within Edwardsville and Glen Carbon. The Glen Ed Pantry was established in 1980. It is staffed by more than 500 volunteers annually, and serves approximately 300 families each month.

The Glen-Ed Pantry service area consists of the communities and areas served by the Edwardsville Community School District #7. Clients must live in the Edwardsville School Districts # 7 in Madison County, Illinois. 

The Glen Ed Pantry's facilities, equipment and food storage are inspected annually by: Madison County Health Department, St. Louis Area Foodbank, Illinois Department of Human Services and United States Department of Agriculture.

The Glen Ed Pantry is funded by: Greater St. Louis United Way, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and local donations of cash, food and supplies.


School Supply Drive 2018
Our school supply drive is complete and our kids are back to school! Thank you to all who donated supplies, money, and time. If you know of someone who is still in need of supplies, please have them ask at the pantry.

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Needed Items

Food Items August 2018
Summertime is when our supplies hit their lowest. Here are some of our greatest needs right now:
  • canned meats
  • cereal
  • stuffing
  • crackers
  • jelly
  • macaroni and cheese
Thank you for your continued support!

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Contact Information


  • 125 5th Avenue
  • P. O. Box 756
  • Edwardsville IL, 62025
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Operating Hours

  • Monday and Wednesday: 3:00PM - 5:30PM
  • Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00AM - 11:30
  • Closed 3rd Wednesday of every month and holidays