In 2020, 28% 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 19% and we were ranked the poorest state the country. Providence House changed the outcome for more than 249 people in 2020. Seventy-seven ($0.77) of every $1.00 contributed to Providence House is used to support families and programs.
graduated from the Providence House program in 2020, 58 of those people being children ages 0-17. Graduating families saved an excess of $50,000.
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.
graduated from workforce development courses at Providence House through our partnership with Bossier Parish Community College.
were housed on average per day via the “House” and 40 apartments throughout Shreveport and Bossier City.
were received in 2019 from families seeking shelter.
of every $1 contributed is used to support our programs.
Power of $25
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