volunteer your time

serving opportunities

Whether it’s just you or a group, we’d love for you to serve our community with us!

Dinner: For more information, contact Stephanie Werne at 859-429-3188 or

Lunch/General: For more information, contact Allison Barnett at 859-259-3434 or

volunteer your resources

Feed ​Others

Food goes fast when feeding 70-100 people twice a day! We gratefully accept food donations. Please call ahead and speak with Allison before delivering.

Other Kitchen needs include:

  • 8oz Styrofoam plates
  • 8oz Styrofoam cups and bowls
  • Coffee
  • Creamer (no packets)
  • Sugar packets (sugar, Splenda, Sweet and Low)
  • Salt and pepper (no packets)
  • Napkins
  • Plastic forks and spoons
  • Toilet paper
  • 55 Drum garbage bags

​You can either drop these off on-site or utilize our Amazon wish list:

Clothe ​Others

Every season brings its own kind of severe weather. We stay as prepared as possible to provide for those in need when snow, thunderstorms, and heat waves hit our community, as many of our patrons are out in the elements day and night.

Please consider donating any of the following items so we can provide them to those in need:

  • Men’s and Women’s coats size L-4XL
  • Men’s and Women’s underwear size M-2XL
  • Men’s and Women’s socks- All sizes
  • Hats, gloves, scarfs
  • ​Underwear (all sizes)
  • Men’s shoes (tennis shoes, winter boots, work boots)
  • Women’s shoes (tennis shoes, winter boots, work boots)
  • ​Backpacks

Enable Good Hygiene

​We also stay as prepared as possible to hand out personal hygiene items. What we regularly need are:

  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Razor and shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Cough drops
  • Kleenexes
  • Chapstick
  • Hand Warmers

Give Financial Resources

The most effective way you can give to the Lighthouse Ministries is by monetary donations. This way, we can put the funds you provide toward whatever need or budget item we need to keep the lights on and the meals and supplies flowing effectively and efficiently for our patrons.