Donor’s Frequently Asked Questions

What is your primary source of support?
The largest portion of our funding comes from individuals through monetary donations. We also receive generous support from churches, foundations, businesses and other organizations.

Are my donations 100% tax-deductible?
Yes, to the fullest extent allowed by law. Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is a 501(c)(3) organization that is qualified to receive tax-deductible donations. Contributions to a charitable organization are generally deductible by individuals who itemize their deductions. We recommend you consult a tax professional regarding how any contribution may impact your tax situation.

How do I make a monetary donation?
You can make your donation on-line through our website’s secure giving portal, or you can mail your check payable to: Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission. Mail to: P.O. Box 3949, Shreveport, LA 71133-3949.

Will I receive a donation receipt for my taxes?
For on-line donations, an immediate receipt can be printed out. For mailed donations, you will receive a donation thank you/tax receipt in the mail.

What do you do to protect my privacy?
Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission values people's privacy and never sells its mailing list or individuals' contact information. For online donations, SBRM is committed to using a secured server to protect personal information.

Can I direct how my gift will be used to help people?
As partners with Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission, you may direct your gift to the area of need that is important to you.