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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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
Receptionist/Food Pantry Sign-In Assistant 85 2/1/2023 8/16/2023
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 2022 - Saturday, July 30.  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
Tools for schools volunteers 1

Winter Warm-up

Gently used coats are collected and distributed to families and individuals in need. Volunteers needed to help with sorting coats in preparation for distribution.  Distribution will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 3pm to 6pm. 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.