Alton Warming Centers (Alton)
Bread of Life Food Pantry (Hamel). Monday from 9-10:30AM at the New Life parking lot, 549 Cimarron Drive. Containers for drop off are at DKs and Dollar General. You may also drop items at the Pantry on Monday mornings. All will receive food during the pandemic, without financial-assistance documentation or residency restrictions. Contact Dave 618-656-4828 to volunteer, ask for help, or make donations.
Collinsville Food Pantry (Collinsville) Tues & Fri, 9 to 11 am. Tues Evening 4 to 6 pm. Provides food to residents of Collinsville. Also provides financial assistance, temporary housing assistance, back to school supplies, Christmas food baskets, and Christmas toys. Daytime and evening hours available when needed.
Community Hope Center (Bethalto) Offers groceries, clothing, toiletries, household items, meals, haircuts, and other services free of charge.
Community Care Center (Granite City). Sack lunch: Mon–Thurs. 11am to 12pm. Pantry: Mon-Thurs. 9am-3pm. Soup Kitchen: Tues- Thurs. 11am-12pm. Recipients must be in Granite city, Madison, Mitchell, Pontoon Beach, or Venice. Food baskets, clothing, provide school age children in with a back to school outfit including shoes. Provides Christmas toys and food. Loans medical Equipment.
Compassion Center (Collinsville). Saturday from 10am-2pm. Revive Church on 1105 Beltline Road. Provides free clothing, shoes, personal hygiene supplies, basic canned goods, and diapers. Questions or donations, please call the church office at 618-344-1000 or follow Compassion Connection on Facebook.
Crisis Food Center (Alton). 21 East 6th Street. Mon-Thurs 8:30am - 4pm, Fri 7:30am-3:30pm, (618) 462-8201. Provides a 7 day supply of nutritionally-balanced food once a month to individuals and families in need. They operate the Nearly New Shop, which provides new and gently used clothing to clients at no cost.
Glen Ed Food Pantry (Edwardsville). Mon & Weds 3- 5:30PM and Tues, Thurs, & Fri: 9-11:30AM. Distributes food and provides services to families in need. Serves residents of School District #7.
Good Samaritan House (Granite City)
Enriches the lives of women and children who are experiencing homelessness. Volunteers are needed for desk assistance, tutoring, mentoring, Organizing, Cooking, and other jobs. To volunteer, call 618-582-0501. ext 1001.
Helping Hearts Grow (East Alton)
A non-profit that serves those facing homelessness or experiencing a time of need. Provides a mobile outreach program.
Highland Area Christian Service Ministry (Highland)
Tues. & Thurs. 9am-12:30pm, 1st & 3rd Sat. Each 9am-12:30pm
The service area includes the Highland School District plus the area east of State Rt 4 in Madison County. Rent, Utilities, Gas Vouchers and other programs may be limited to the Highland School District, Marine & St. Jacob.
Making a Difference (Collinsville)
Helps homeless & those in need. Provides outreach & help with food, clothes, basic necessities, & resources. Volunteers help with sorting, street outreach, office work, and more. We cannot help financially nor pay rent or bills.
Operation Blessing (Wood River)
18 E. Lorena Ave, Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays - Thursdays.
Distributing only food until further notice. Appointments not necessary. People requesting food must bring proof of address for all adults in the household. For more information, contact Executive Director Karen Wilson at (618) 251-5683.
Riverbend Community Food Bank (Alton)
Friday from 11AM–3PM. Signature Desserts!
Salvation Army (Alton)
525 Alby Street
Pantry Tues. 9am - 11:30am and Friday 1 -3pm. (618) 465-7764 or Stephen.Reinier@usc.salvationarmy.org
Salvation Army (Granite City)
3007 East 23rd Street
Pantry: Mon.-Thurs. 1-3:30pm
SOS Spirit of Sharing Soup Kitchen (Collinsville)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6:30. Open to anyone in need of a warm meal. No qualifying factors. To volunteer, contact Dana Callahan at 344-2526.
Soup and Share Outreach (Madison)
11am-12:45pm, Friday 3- 4:30pm. Hot meals 12-1pm each Friday. (except 4th Friday.). Distributes food, clothing, and diapers to families. Wednesday
Twigs (Granite City)
A summer lunch and school-year pack-a-sack program.
Lighthouse Harvest Mission (Collinsville)
110 Art Street
Second Tues. of month 8:30am - 11am, 618-304-6881
State Area Food Pantry (Collinsville)
Mon 10-11:30am, 618-344-4091