The Salvation Army - Lafayette

Here at The Salvation Army we believe in putting people in our purpose.  We offer a diverse array of opportunities for you and/or your team to invest your time and talents in meaningful volunteer activities.  We always strive to do the Most good for the Most people in the Most need.               

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Christmas Kettle Campaign

Sign up as a business, group, family or individual to help The Salvation Army raise funds that will be used throughout the year to help those in need.  Bell ringing begins on November 18, 2022  Click below for more details.  Sign up online at or contact Audrey Schneider at 765 742-0006, ext. 4.

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Bellringing 1 11/18/2022 12/24/2022

Christmas Shut-In Program

Food and/or gift baskets are prepared and delivered to homebound individuals in the community.
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Shut- In Program Volunteer 1 11/1/2022 12/17/2022

Community Care Ministries

Families, groups or individuals can volunteer at Christmas or Easter to deliver gifts to nursing home residents. Gifts provided by The Salvation Army. For more information, call 765 742-0006.
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Christmas Visitation 1
Easter Visitation 1

General Volunteer Interests

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Advisory Board Member 1
Food Pantry Volunteer 51 8/15/2022 8/7/2023
Receptionist/Food Pantry Sign-In 1
Yard Work/Building Maintenance/Cleaning 1

Social Services

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Sort Clothing 1

Tools for Schools

School supplies collected and distributed to families in need. Date of distribution for 2018 - Saturday, July 28.  Shifts will be available during the preceding week to help with set-up and organizing supplies.

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Late day distribution of school supplies 1
Sorting school supplies 1 7/18/2022 8/16/2022
Tools for schools volunteers 1

Toy Shop

Volunteers needed in December to help sort and distribute toys. Call 765 742-0006, ext 4 for details or e-mail

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Toy Shop Volunteer 1

Winter Warm-up

Gently used coats are collected and distributed to families and individuals in need. Volunteers needed to help with phone registrations and organizing coat donations Oct. 19-23, 2020.  Volunteers for distribution need October 26-3-, 2020. Call 742-0006, ext. 4 for more information.

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Sort clothes for Winter Warm-up 1

Youth Programs

Volunteers to assist/lead in youth programming, including Tuesday night youth program, afterschool club, archery, etc.

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Youth Mentor/Helper 1
Youth volunteer 1


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Childcare/Children's Activities 1

Mission Statement

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.