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Community Food Distribution

The Awake Ministries’ Serenity Center​, ​located at 98 7th Street, Shelbyville, KY, assists in meeting the food insecurity need in our community by distributing food boxes each week. Note: Proof of Shelby County residency is required.

The 2020 Monthly Food Pantry Schedule is as follows:

  • 1st Wednesday 12-4 pm – Produce
  • 2nd Wednesday 12-4 pm – Produce
  • 3rd Wednesday 12-4 pm – Produce
  • 4th Wednesday 12-4 pm – Produce/Canned Goods/Meat
  • 4th Thursday 9 am-1 pm – Senior Boxes (Prior approval required)

Backpack Project

The Backpack Project provides weekend food to identified children with a verified need. (Verification is obtained through the school system.) You can help us by donating the following individual sized items. Contact us at 502-647-5555 for drop off details.

Note: Kindly purchase easy access pop-top cans and please DO NOT donate any peanut products.

  • Vienna Sausage
  • Soup
  • Chef-Boyardee
  • Pop-Tarts
  • Cereal
  • Fruit Cup
  • Snacks (chips, pudding, cheese crackers, Rice-Krispies Treats, etc.)

Consider Making a Donation

You can also help us sustain free food services for children when you become a monthly partner. Your recurring donation of $300/month will provide 100 backpacks with food to identified children in our community.

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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