Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission MottoThe Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission exists to pursue the passion of Jesus Christ to lift up the hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted.

Did You Know…

Over 4,500 are homeless each year throughout the state of Louisiana. The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission provides 154 emergency shelter beds for homeless men, women, and children. The Mission provided services over 1,000 men, women and children this past year including over 125,000 meals, 67,000 nights of lodging, and 2,000 medical and dental services.

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How was this possible? It is only possible because YOU volunteer, minister, serve, pray and donate. The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and the people we serve greatly thank you!

Emergency Shelter                                  Domestic Violence Support
Food and Clothing                                   Anger Management Classes
Addiction Recovery Training                  Evening Worship Services
Social Services                                          Free Medical/Dental Care
Counseling & Christian guidance

Interested in volunteering Thanksgiving Day?DSC02862

Are you interested in volunteering your time on Thanksgiving Day to help a family in need? Thanks to a partnership with Community Renewal and Shreveport Community Church, we are in need volunteer drivers to help us deliver more than 650 Thanksgiving meals to needy families in our Shreveport-Bossier City Community. If you would like to provide the gift of community and a hot meal to a family in need, please contact our Donor and Volunteer Relations Manager Sonnie Nash at 227-2868 ext. 104 or

Project Mission Tree is back and you can brighten the holidays for the homeless!

DSC02870Community volunteers are needed to help supply Christmas gifts to homeless men, women, and children sheltered at the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission. Through Project Mission Tree, homeless guests ask for specific gifts they would like, each valued at $30 or less.

Churches, Sunday School classes, businesses, or organizations can requests however many tags they would like for their group and pick them up between Nov. 9 to 25, 2015. Individuals can pick tags off a Christmas tree in our McNeil St. facility foyer until Thanksgiving (901 McNeil St., Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30). Presents should be gift-wrapped and returned to SBRM by Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m., with the tag secured to it.

“This is an opportunity to give back to the community and know your gift will impact your neighbor’s life,” said Sarah Ardis, Director of Development and Community Relations.

Gifts will be distributed to SBRM homeless guests at the annual Christmas Party in early December. For more information, contact Sarah Ardis at 318.227.2868, ext. 103 or email

Federal employees can Donate to the Mission through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

CFC logoYou can change a life! Federal employee can donate directly to the Mission through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Donations can be made easily through payroll deduction. The CFC supports and promotes philanthropy through a voluntary program that is employee focuses, cost efficient, and effective in providing all Federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all. To donate directly to the Mission, choose CFC# 72491 on your form. For questions or more information, please contact CFC representative Lynn Stevens at 677-2504 ext. 132 or visit