Be a Shield: Serve a Meal

  • newsletter-header

    Be a Shield: Serve a Meal

    Click hereIn 2013, The Salvation Army served 66,019 meals at the Center of Hope Shelter in downtown Little Rock. In 2014, that number increased to 77,145. While this dramatic increase is troubling, we have faith that our volunteers will support us in filling this need.

    How you can help:

    GET ORGANIZED - Gather a group of friends, coworkers, or church members to serve a meal at our shelter. This is a great opportunity to get involved and SEE exactly how your gift is impacting the lives of our neighbors in need. Several local churches have made this a regular part of their ministry. School organizations have used this as a service project to fill requirements for volunteer hours. If you want to serve, but feel overwhelmed at the idea of cooking for such a large group, be a meal sponsor and let us prepare the meal for you.

    CAN’T SERVE? BE A SPONSOR – Depending on the meal, it can cost anywhere between $150 and $400 to purchase food for each meal at our shelter. If you are unable to purchase and prepare the meal, we would deeply appreciate your sponsorship at any level. As a sponsor, we can assign you and your team a designated night on our meal calendar.

    You can donate online or mail/drop off a check at our office at 1111 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201

    HAVE QUESTIONS? SCHEDULE A TOUR – Contact us at 501-374-9296 ext. 104 or by email at William_Tollett@uss.salvationarmy.org. We will be happy to show you around, answer questions, and share best practices.

    ADOPT A MEAL ON OUR MEAL CALENDAR – Below is our dinner calendar for this month. Dinner is served at 5:00 PM each evening. Please consider adopting a night:

    April 1 – Health Scope Benefits (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 2 — Needs You!!!

    April 3 — Needs You!!!

    April 4 — Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 5 — Beckman Family (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 6 — Delta Sigma Theta(THANK YOU!!!)

    April 7 — The Brotherhood (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 8 — Park Hill Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    April  9 — US BANK / Lakewood UMC (THANK YOU!!!)

    April  10 — St. Peters Rock (THANK YOU!!!)

    April  11 —  Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church  (THANK YOU!!!)

    April  12 – Little Rock Sai Center (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 13 — Needs You!!!

    April 14 — The Salvation Army Advisory Board(THANK YOU!!!)

    April 15 — More Than Me (LRCA)(THANK YOU!!!)

    April 16 – Little Rock Christian Academy / Mary Baskins and Julie Lewis (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 17 — MedEvolve (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 18 –Needs You!!!

    April 19 — The Baskin Family (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 20 — Needs You!!!

    April 21 — The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 22 –Christ Church Assembly (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 23 —  Needs You!!!

    April 24 —  Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 25 — North Little Rock Mayor’s Youth Council / Bobbie Lee Family (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 26 — Friendship Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 27 — NEEDS YOU!!!

    April 28 –King Solomon Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    April 29 — NEEDS YOU!!!

    April 30– Riva Brown (THANK YOU!!!)