The Salvation Army-Shreveport
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Serving Shreveport- Bossier since 1904 365 days a year, The Salvation Army provides shelter for over 115 homeless people a night: 25 Women with Children, 20 Veterans, 15 Single Women, and 50 Single Men and with an additional 30 emergency cots for extreme weather. The Salvation Army has provided help to over 94,270 personal assistance request thru the Senior Day Program, Disaster Services, School Uniform Drives, Youth Corps, and at Christmas we serve over 10,000 children/families. Along with social services The Salvation Army’s main mission is fully operating the Church and Thrift Store in Shreveport. The Salvation Army BGCA, a 501(c) (3) organization, located at 2821 Greenwood Rd, was founded in April, 1933 by The Salvation Army and associated with The Boys and Girls Club of America program in 1947. (The BGCA curriculum) Helping children in need of hope and direction is the heart of this mission which has enabled this partnership to help hundreds of youth over the years.