Active Faith

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Active Faith

Ways to Help


For food assistance:

Our address is 401 Washington Street, South Lyon. We are not asking for any proof of income during the COVID-19 crisis. If feel you are in need of food, we are here to help. The online order form pops up when you go to the link below. Please call us with any questions. 248-437-9790

We will be updating you as information may change. 

  1. Pick Up Service :  Use this link to place your order online. please pick up your order between 11am-5:45pm on Mondays. Your order will be ready for pick up within one hour of submission.
  2. Drive up/Walk up to Pantry:  Drive up to the pantry, stay in your car. Someone will assist you. We prefer you to place your order using the link above, so that we can have your order ready for you when you arrive.


Clothing Assistance:

Please note our clothing closet is only for current food pantry clients. Here's the link to make an appointment for visiting the clothing closet.

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Joshua 1-9

Give Funds

Even a small gift can make a BIG difference. "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."




Give Time

Your gift of time helps hungry families eat. "Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have."

Jim Rohn



Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide long term and temporary assistance to those who have fallen on difficult times in hopes of returning them to the independent pursuit of their life’s goals.

Serving Your Community

Active Faith Community Services helps people in need in the South Lyon Community School District. This 83 square mile area covers six different municipalities including parts of Oakland, Livingston and Washtenaw Counties.

We continue to distribute food and clothing to over 120 families and assist families in need.

Active Faith is continually changing to meet the needs of the community. We are an information and referral center for food, clothing, and utility assistance from other agencies. Contact us and we can direct you to the right agencies even though you may not fit into our financial guidelines.

Did You Know?

  • FOUNDED - In 1987 ten local pastors started Active Faith as a non-denominational, non-discriminating, licensed, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization recognized by the IRS. All donations are tax-deductible.
  • AREAS WE SERVE - The 83 square mile area comes under six different municipalities and covers parts of Oakland, Livingston, and Washtenaw counties.
  • THOSE IN NEED - Active Faith Community Services has worked with low-income households residing within our 83 square mile rural school district. Established as a food pantry and clothing closet, we have not veered from our original mission.
  • FOOD DISTRIBUTION - We distribute 8 times  a month to an average of 120 households and provide emergency food assistance when needed. Our volunteers make 11 home deliveries per month.  In 2019 we distributed 138,358 pounds of food to families in the South Lyon School District.
  • VOLUNTEERS - Our volunteers logged in a total of 4,500 community hours on behalf of our organization.
  • DONATION OPPORTUNITIES -  Food drives, participation in annual fundraisers, donate bountiful donations from your home vegetable garden are some of the many ways to donate to Active Faith. Sponsor a child for Christmas


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401 South Washington Street, P.O. Box 188
South Lyon, Michigan  48178

Office Hours
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday


Food Donation
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Clothing Donation
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 Clothing Distribution by appointment please call : 248-437-9790