The Druid City’s Salvation Army opened the doors of the Center of Hope this week and invited community members to take a look.Organizers said the Salvation Army wants to get the word out about what they do at the shelter, the services they provide and how they work to make Tuscaloosa a better place.WVUA 23’s Tamika Alexander and other volunteers helped prepared meals. Those meals were served last night. And, dozens of people who have nowhere else to go will have a cool, clean, safe place to spend the night.“The Salvation Army is having a night at the lodge, an evening at the lodge,” Major Bill Shafer of the Salvation Army said. “And so we invite the community to come in and share a Mexican meal with us this evening. Come and socialize with the people who are residents at the Salvation Army Center of Hope and just have a great evening tonight.”Last year, the Tuscaloosa location had over 21,000 nights of service and served over 44,000 meals.