Saved to save

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.

Saved to save

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.

Projects

Soup kitchens

Food is value! Donation for the purchase of food for the soup kitchen. We serve an average of 150.000 portions a year.

10 euros – This is the cost of buying food for at least 10 meals.

Halfway house

It provides temporary accommodation for 10 homeless people, with the aim of accelerating their reintegration back into society, finding a job and a permanent place to live.

35 euros – That’s the cost of a basic necessities kit.

Refugee Centre

A home away from home! We create a safe, supportive environment for people who have had to leave their homes.

35 euros – the amount we give to applicants who have just registered for refugee status.

Soup kitchens

Food is value! Donation for the purchase of food for the soup kitchen. We serve an average of 150.000 portions a year.

10 euros – This is the cost of buying food for at least 10 meals.

Halfway house

It provides temporary accommodation for 10 homeless people, with the aim of accelerating their reintegration back into society, finding a job and a permanent place to live.

35 euros – That’s the cost of a basic necessities kit.

Refugee Centre

A home away from home! We create a safe, supportive environment for people who have had to leave their homes.

35 euros – the amount we give to applicants who have just registered for refugee status.

Stories

Closing in Drusti & Liepa

Closing in Drusti & Liepa

In order to be well equipped for fulfilling our mission: to spread the good news of Jesus and make the world a better place, The Salvation Army in Latvia has for the last year been in the process of evaluating all areas of our work. This has helped us to see which...

Interview “Saved to save” #1

Interview “Saved to save” #1

In this series of interviews, we will talk about the Salvation Army centres through the experiences of the people who serve there. This time the location: Riga 1 corps Guest: Baiba Liepiņa Baiba joined the Salvation Army 20 years ago and since then she has been a...

More efficient and cost-effective equipment for 11 charity kitchens

More efficient and cost-effective equipment for 11 charity kitchens

2022. 27. October Eleven charity kitchens will welcome this winter with new - more efficient and cost-effective - equipment. The equipment purchased with the support of the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation will save money on utility bills and will also help to...

Salvation army in Iecava

Salvation army in Iecava

The Salvation Army Iecava Corps has a soup kitchen every weekday. In this cold, difficult time, we try to warm people up with a hot meal, which is now also available to take away. We help large families, as well as low-income, poor, lonely and retired people. Iecava...

Salvation Army in Daugavpils

Salvation Army in Daugavpils

In December, our team visited maternity hospitals in Daugavpils and Jēkabpils, donating a large number of useful items for newborns. Sometimes expectant or new mothers turn to the Salvation Army for help with the things they need to take their newborn baby home...

In a big family we learn to give to others: the story of Linda

In a big family we learn to give to others: the story of Linda

For Linda Ratinika, mother of eight children, the last six years have been eventful, but with an open heart, the support of her family and a genuine interest in getting involved in community work, step by step she has moved forward. At this stage of her life, Linda...