SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - An event on Saturday gave a step up for those in need in Shreveport-Bossier.
Takin' It To The Streets' 007 10th annual Community Day event took place Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Fairgrounds.
The non-profit organization serves over 17,000 people in 10 cities across four states, with a team in Shreveport and Washington DC.
The organization's goal is to collaborate with resource and social service organizations in the city to make people aware of agencies that can help them further their lives.
Reverend Ron Hampton leads Takin' It To The Streets here in Shreveport, he spoke about the importance of teamwork in the community.
"It brings the community together, It allows the residents of the community to be able to see resource organizations partnering together instead of people going off on their own, people need people, churches need churches and pastors need pastors".
The Beta Alpha Chapter of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. donated over 100 backpacks on Saturday. All of the sorority's projects center around Y.E.S. (Youth, Education and Service.)