First Dawn Food Pantry is a Choice Food Pantry
currently serving zip-codes:
45458 - 45459 - 45342 - 45440
45429 - 45420 - 45430 - 45432
45305 - 45449 - and 45439.
Hours: Thursdays 6:00 - 7:30pm

Please use the lower parking lot entrance double doors and head down the steps to Cora Campbell Hall.

Neighbors can visit once a month. Please bring proof of ID and residency. For more information call (937)433-0880.

Mission Statement:

To intentionally serve our community through Christ's love with dignity attending to the nutritional and spiritual needs of our neighbor's.

Interested in Serving?

Contact Cyndi (937)433-0880 or email

What needs do we have besides food?

Dignity Items: Hygiene Products, Personal Care Items, Cleaning Supplies, Laundry Detergent, Paper Goods.

What non-perishable items do we always need?

Breakfast Items, Fruit, Vegetables, Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato Products, Pasta, Rice/Noodle Packets, Canned Meat, Chef- boy, Baking Supplies, Cooking Oil, Condiments, Soups and Ramen. ALL non-perishable items will be taken, preferably not expired.

How do I donate my goods?

We accept donations at Restoration Monday-Thursday from 9am-2pm.

We also have a barrel at Bill’s Donuts (268 N. Main St.) open 24/7.

Since opening our doors on May 7, 2015, First Dawn has served over 11,000 people providing over 100,000 meals.