Restoring hope, Renewing lives.

We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield. -Psalm 33:20-

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Our Latest Initiative:

Veterans Village

We're excited to announce, in partnership with Veteran's Rural Outreach, the Veterans Village housing project.

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Our Mission

At Awake Ministries, our mission is to equip individuals with the essential resources for an abundant life. John 10:10

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Need Support?

In need of help? We offer services for recovery, food insecurity, and veteran assistance.

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Our network of volunteers make it happen on a daily basis and we can't do it without them. Want to be a part of the mission here at Awake Ministries? Go to our volunteer page and plug yourself in.

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Awake from your sleep, rise up from the dead, and Christ will give you light.
- Ephesians 5:14


About Awake

When mission and vision collide…

Our mission is to equip individuals with the Gospel and the resources necessary for abundant living. Our vision is to unite the community in service and purpose, offering help and hope to those in need and to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

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Community Outreach

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.
Then the righteous will answer him, "Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or need clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?"
The King will reply, "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."
-Matthew 25:35-40-


Through the support of Dare to Care and the generosity of local farms, grocers, businesses and individuals, we manage a local food bank, offering produce, canned goods and meat to local residents in need of assistance.


Awake Ministries offers counseling in the areas of addiction recovery, veteran support, and Grief Share.

Backpack Program

The local school system helps us identify children who need nutritional support during weekends and non school days. We provide backpacks for these children that contain an assortment of non perishable foods to help sustain them during these times

What We Offer

We provide help and offer hope to our community through a variety of programs, resources, and services.

Addiction Recovery
  • Continued Education
  • Finance Education
  • Fitness
  • Job Readiness
  • Life Skill Training
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Training
  • Parenting
  • Transitional Living
  • Community Food Pantry Distribution
  • Senior Citizen Food Pantry Distribution
  • The Backpack Project
Veteran Resources
  • Food Boxes
  • Counseling
  • Basic Need Assistance
  • Transitional Living

We’ve Partnered with GivApp!

We're excited to announce our partnership with GivApp! GivApp allows you to donate your "digital spare change" to Awake Ministries.

How it Works
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    By rounding your transactions to the nearest dollar GivApp calculates and donates your "spare change" each month.

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    Spare change is tracked by the app until the end of the month. Then the money is transferred directly to Awake Ministries!

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    The average person has around $20-$25 in spare change every month. This generous contribution could make a huge difference in helping Awake Ministries reach their ministry goals.

Find Us on Social Media

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God is not interested in the things we hold in such high esteem. He does not care about the rubbish that fills our newspapers and the works of humanity that seem so impressive to us. Aren’t you glad he is not asking you to be what the world wants? He is not calling you to be “successful” in the world’s opinion. Instead, he wants you to carry his aroma as you go about the world and to realize the power in releasing it. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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The Kentucky Department Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War have officially initiated Operation Hardtack. The new program collects non-store specific gift cards to be used to help alleviate food insecurity issues with veterans in the Commonwealth. The organization most recently partnered with Awake Ministries’ Veterans Village to distribute the cards to veterans in need. From left to right - Chris Workman, Phillip Seyfrit, and Bill Williams. ... See MoreSee Less
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This is how you start the new year! Congratulations to all our graduates. ... See MoreSee Less
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Help Us Out

Every act of kindess goes a long way in helping us continue to meet needs in our community.

Reach Us

Awake Ministries Building

Counseling & Food Bank:

(502) 647-5555

Housing & Recovery:

(502) 647-5566
701 Washington Street Shelbyville, KY 40065

MON - FRI: 8AM - 5PM