Bi-Weekly Soup Kitchen / Bi-Monthly Food Distribution
Via partnership with the Northwest Louisiana Food Bank, non-perishable and perishable foods is distributed to over 2,500 low income families. In addition, over 7,000 free hot meals are prepared and distributed to the poverty stricken and homeless citizens of the City of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP)
NIP is a component of the City of Shreveport's overall neighborhood revitalization strategy that supports the efforts of Neighborhood-Based Organizations to implement redevelopment initiatives at the neighborhood level in the District. Through this program, BDI and members of the community come together for the annual "Great American Clean-Up." In addition, BDI has purchased and donated three ADA approved picnic tables,player benches and uniforms for community sports programs at Hattie Perry Park.
Senior Citizen Social Activities
Each week senior citizens gather for social activities. Research has shown that social activities improve their quality of life by broadening their post- retirement options, reduceing the likehood of depression and improving physcial and emotional well being.