Better Business Bureau Report for
Salvation Army Louisville, Kentucky Area Command

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Salvation Army Louisville, Kentucky Area Command
Address: P O Box 1149
  Louisville, KY 40201
Phone: 502-671-4900
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1946, Georgia
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Salvation Army, founded in 1865, is a not-for-profit international religious organization and charitable movement organized and operated on a quasi-military pattern and is a branch of the Christian Church. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

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Evaluation Conclusions


The Louisville, Kentucky affiliate of The Salvation Army is the local chapter of The Salvation Army (National Corporation) headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

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Salvation Army Louisville, Kentucky Area Command meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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