Our Results

“The Return on Your Investment”
In 2019, 17.6% of all households in Louisiana experienced food insecurity. This means that at some point during the year families could not provide food due to poverty. In 2019, Louisiana’s poverty rate was 18.6% and we were ranked the poorest state the country. Providence House changed the outcome for more than 481 people in 2019.  Seventy-seven ($0.77) of every $1.00 contributed to Providence House is used to support families and programs.

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40 families

graduated from the Providence House program in 2019. Graduating families saved an excess of $50,000.
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59 families

on average were served daily.  Of these families, we served an average of 136 children per day between the ages of newborn to 18. Historically, children represent 77% of the agency’s total population.
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Over 28,000 meals

were provided in the “House” and the Child Development Center combined.
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197 people

were housed on average per day via the “House” and 40 apartments throughout Shreveport and Bossier City.
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2,403 calls

were received in 2019 from families seeking shelter.
18 families and 3 single women graduated from the Providence House program on Sept. 13, 2012, more than has ever graduated at one time in the organization's history. The ceremony was held at First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport. The grand total of Providence House graduates re-entering the community is now 372 families, including 412 adults, 28 single women and 802 children.

$0.77

of every $1 contributed is used to support our programs.

Power of $25

Your monthly gift can provide food, clothing, shelter, education and support that can forever transform the lives of families in need.