Shively Area Ministries


Shively Area Ministries (SAM) is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening the fabric of the Shively community. It provides emergency, short-term and, in some cases, ongoing assistance to individuals and families in poverty and crisis in the 40216 ZIP code. SAM provides a vehicle where all people of goodwill in the Shively area can come together to form a common bond of compassion. It responds to the needs of persons in poverty and crisis by uniting churches, civic groups and businesses to improve the quality of life for Shively residents. Its services are made possible through financial and in-kind donations, the time and talent of faithful volunteers and generous community support.

There are several (easy) ways you can help!

  1. Donate your time and talent by joining the charity committee and
    • Work a shift (or two) at the charity table selling raffle tickets
    • Assist with collection and organization of raffle and silent auction donations
    • Contact businesses and organizations for donations for raffle or silent auction
    • Other duties not yet assigned
    • Email Audrey Price, to join the committee
  2. Donate money to SAM by:
    • Donating prior to the conference through PayPal (More info to come)
    • FIFTEEN tickets for every $10 donated by October 1st (Pick up your raffle tickets at registration)
    • Donate at the conference in exchange for raffle tickets
    • 1 ticket for $1, 6 tickets for $5
  3. Donate items to be raffled during the conference
  4. Donate items for silent auction
  5. Donate requested items below from the list provided by SAM. (2 raffle ticket per item) Items can be dropped off at the charity table during the conference.
    • Shampoo/Conditioner
    • Body wash
    • Hand soap
    • Toothpaste/toothbrushes
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Diapers (kid and adult)
    • Wipes
    • Feminine Hygiene Products
    • Lotion