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Verni Howard

Executive Director

814 Cotton Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-7887 ext 101

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Providence House Home Run 5K
What is a 5K?
Whether you’ve decided to run or if you’re still thinking about registering, you might have some questions. Like how long is a 5K? How long does it take to complete? Why is this important? First of all, a 5K means five kilometers or 3.1 miles. Half-marathons and marathons are usually 13.1 miles and 26.2 miles.
Together, we did it!
On behalf of the entire Providence House family, please accept our sincerest thanks for your kindness and generosity during Give for Good. You stepped up in a really BIG way this year to support homeless families with children. Your gift allowed us to exceed our goal of $30,000! Most important, your support allows us to
Innovation in Tackling Homelessness
By Laney Lennox The Forum Providence House celebrates 30 years Founded in 1988 by Mary Anne Selber and Jean Sayres as the Evergreen House, the Providence House celebrates its 30th birthday this year. As the Evergreen House, the organization offered temporary shelter services for homeless families. In 1992, it was re-named the Providence House and