Lisa King
Serenity Center volunteers, including Linda Baker (to right of center), give out food for Thanksgiving on Wednesday.
In need of a helping hand



It’s that time of year when giving is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. And local charities are asking that folks give that most precious gift – time.

Shelby County has five food banks that all say they could use some extra manpower in the form of volunteers.

Sam Eyle, director of the Serenity Center, a Christian-based counseling service that has operated a food bank for the past seven years for the general public, said he needs all kinds of volunteers.