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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) 231-7860 or the church office at (937) 433-0880.

FDFP is located inside Restoration Church in Centerville, Ohio
63 E. Franklin St.  (about 1 1/2 blocks east of City BBQ/Graeters)

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?

Email: [email protected]

Current Needs List (updated 3/16/23):

- Canned Peas
- Canned Beef or Pork
- Rice
- Muffin Mixes
- Canned Diced Tomatoes
- Frosting
- Salad Dressing
- Cake Mix (White or Yellow)
- Mayonnaise
- Liquid Hand Soap

How do I donate my goods?

We accept donations at Restoration Church Monday-Thursday from 9am-1pm.

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.

Please call (937) 231-7860 with any questions.

Upcoming First Dawn Food Pantry schedule:

March 16th - Food Pantry & Grace's Place, March 23rd - Food Pantry, March 30th - CLOSED

April 6th - Food Pantry, April 13th - Food Pantry, April 20th - Food Pantry & Grace's Place, April 27th - Food Pantry

May 4th - Food Pantry, May 11th - Food Pantry, May 18th - Food Pantry & Grace's Place, May 25th - Food Pantry

Grace's Place, a First Dawn ministry program, is a free community dinner served on the third Thursday of every month (a few exceptions).  GP starts 15 minutes before the FDFP opens so our neighbors can enjoy the meal and still have an opportunity to shop our family choice pantry. Hours 5:45 - 7:00pm

UPDATE: March 16th is first GP for 2023...see you then!

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