About the Pantry

  • An ecumenical organization governed by representatives of 18 churches
  • Services: Food, clothing, school supplies, rent and utility assistance
  • Staffed by more than 500 volunteers annually
  • Approximately 300 families served each month
  • A United Way Agency
  • Founded in 1980


Many thanks to everyone who so generously responded to our cry for help with food and personal care items. Blessings like you all are making our response to a failing economy possible. Thank you

Please call for more information, an application and an appointment: 618 656-7506. Thank you so much.

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Needed Items

school supplies 2018
clear protractors combination locks #2 pencils colored pencils dry erase black markers: wide and thin book bags elmers glue sticks storage boxes in primary colors (cigar box size) highlighters

Food 2017
Canned fruit: peaches, pears, pineapple and fruit cocktail Cereal, ketshup, pasta sauce, baked beans, peas, canned meat: chicken and tuna, canned potatoes, stove top stuffing, Ramen noodles

Personal care 2017
Personal hygiene items are always needed: toilet tissue, paper towels, tooth paste, tooth brushes,shampoo, conditioner, deodorant and tissues sanitary napkins. Liquid laundry detergent is always appreciated. We know these items are relatively expensive and can't be purchased with food stamps so it's nice to be able to offer them. Many thanks.

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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