Be a Shield: Serve a Meal

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    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 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:

    February 1 – The Beckman Family (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 2 — Delta Sigma Theta (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 3 — The Brotherhood (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 4 — HealthScope Benefits (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 5 — Jessica Oliver (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 6 — St. Peter’s Rock (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 7 — Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 8 — Jesus Warriors (THANK YOU!!!)

    February  9 — Halley Beard / Big Brothers, Big Sisters (THANK YOU!!!)

    February  10 — Salvation Army Advisory Board (THANK YOU!!!)

    February  11 — Park Hill Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February  12 – Little Rock Christian Academy (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 13 — Brionna Robinson (THANK YOU!!!) / Could still use 4-6 people

    February  14 — Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church Prayer Group (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 15 — Parkway Place Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 16 – Nu Beginnings Ministries (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 17 — The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 18 — Young Professionals Advisory Council (THANK YOU!!!)

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

    February 20 —  Collegeville Elementary KICKS 5 Officers (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 21 — Sylvan Hills Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 22 — Friendship Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 23 —  More than Me Club – LRCA (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 24 —  King Solomon NLR (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 25 — Christ Church Assembly (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 26 — Jessica Oliver (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 27 — Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (THANK YOU!!!)

    February 28 — Bobbie Lee Family (THANK YOU!!!)