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  • Salvation Army to open distribution center Monday in Gonzales

    August 28, 2016 12:40 PM

    GONZALES - The Salvation Army will open a distribution center in Gonzales on Monday, Aug. 29. The distribution and limited case management center will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be located at 218 E Bayou Narcisse St. in Gonzales. Food, water, toiletries, and limited... more »
  • Salvation Army releases stats from Cortana flood relief center

    August 24, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army says 69 volunteers put in more than 335 hours of work at the organization’s Cortana Mall donation site in a statistics report released on Wednesday. The site has provided support, cleaning supplies, food and water for victims of recent catastrophic flooding in the... more »
  • Salvation Army needs volunteers, donations for weekend operations

    August 19, 2016 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Salvation Army says it will continue all operations in south Louisiana through the weekend for residents affected by the flood. Mobile feeding trucks will serve food and drinks as they reach out into the hardest impact areas, the organization says. The donation center located... more »
  • Volunteers needed at Salvation Army serving sites Wednesday

    August 15, 2016 10:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Salvation Army is accepting donations at Cortana Mall for those in need following the severe weather and flooding in the state. The shelter is accepting toiletries, water, and monetary donations at the mall starting at 9 a.m until 7 p.m. . Donation items will be loaded... more »
  • Salvation Army extends shelter hours

    January 22, 2016 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – With harsh winter weather blowing into Baton Rouge over the weekend, the Baton Rouge Salvation Army announced that the shelter on Airline Hwy will have extended hours Friday. Captain Brett Meredith said the shelter located at 7361 Airline Hwy. opened at 4 p.m. and residents... more »
  • Salvation Army kick-off event moved to Nov. 20

    November 10, 2015 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Salvation Army is kicking off their Angel Tree and Red Kettle projects in the Baton Rouge area this month and they're asking for help from the community. This year's Red Kettle and Angel Tree kick-off has been moved back to the Friday, November 20th at the... more »
  • Severe storm brings residents in Assumption Parish together Play Video

    April 28, 2015 6:51 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - People in Napoleonville are counting themselves lucky today after a scary Monday morning where they saw a nearby tornado and high winds take down telephone poles and trees. Sheriff Mike Waguespack and Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were out after the storm cleared, knocking on doors to... more »
  • Salvation Army serves meals in Livingston, Assumption Tuesday Play Video

    April 27, 2015 11:16 PM

    KILLIAN - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services was dispatchedto Livingston Parish Monday afternoon after strong storms rolled through the area leaving people without power. "It's a blessing, there are a lot of folks who are without," said Charles Brooks, who picked up meals for his family. "One tree... more »
  • Last-minute donations roll in before 2015 Play Video

    December 31, 2014 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army and other charities across Baton Rouge saw a last-minute surge of donations Wednesday, the last day for this year's tax deduction. The Salvation Army says it's one of the busiest days of the year for donations. The charity on Airline Highway saw around... more »
  • Salvation Army bell ringer arrested in Mississippi

    December 17, 2014 12:20 PM

    GULFPORT, MS - Gulfport police say a Salvation Army bell ringer who reported a man ran off with her kettle of cash just as she was finishing her shift has been arrested for lying about the incident. Police Chief Leonard Papania says in a news release that 23-year-old Michelle Shantel... more »
  • Finance class soon required for Salvation Army toys Play Video

    December 15, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army will begin distributing presents to children Tuesday, but for the first time some parents took a special class before getting free toys. Instead of just giving parents a fish, the Salvation Army says it wants to teach parents how to fish. That's why... more »
  • Salvation Army bell ringer robbed in Mississippi

    December 11, 2014 10:37 AM

    GULFPORT, MS - Police in Mississippi are looking for a man who shoved a Salvation Army bell ringer and ran off with her kettle. The incident was caught on surveillance video Tuesday outside a Winn Dixie grocery. The video shows the man coming up on the side of bell-ringer Micelle... more »
  • Salvation Army returns $10K ring dropped in kettle

    December 4, 2014 11:03 AM

    MONROEVILLE, PA - The Salvation Army has returned a $10,000 gold-and-diamond ring to a Pittsburgh-area woman who accidentally dropped it into a donation kettle. Lisa Hawkins tells KDKA-TV she stopped to Christmas shop Tuesday and unknowingly scooped up the ring when she grabbed some change out of her purse. Hawkins... more »
  • Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign Play Video

    November 12, 2014 7:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign is a sign of the holiday season, just like the chilly weather, turkey and dressing and bright decorations. Capital Brett Meredith from the Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Wednesday morning to talk about the Kettle Kickoff.... more »
  • Students find 40-grand in couch

    May 15, 2014 5:57 AM

    NEW YORK - Some college roommates in New York picked up a couch for just $20.00 at the Salvation Army, and the three teens got plenty of bang for their buck. The couch was lumpy, so they decided to look inside the cushions to see why. Inside the couch,... more »
  • Charities on high alert for scammers Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- 'Tis the season to give and during this time of year thousands of people turn to charities for help. Some try to take advantage of the generosity that goes with the season. In Baton Rouge, some charities have a system in place to check for abuse. The... more »
  • Organizations plan donation drives for Okla. twister victims

    May 21, 2013 10:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- There has been an outpouring of support for the victims of Monday's deadly tornado in Oklahoma. Tuesday night, about 24-hours since the twister, an area church announced plans for a supply drive to get important items to the people of Moore, Okla. First Baptist Church in... more »
  • Shelters seeing an increase in people needing help

    January 28, 2013 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Area shelters are starting to see an increase in people needing a place to sleep, and have had to turn people away because there is not enough room. "If it wasn't for here, I'd be out on the street," said Lois Ellsworth. For two months, she's... more »

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