Ida (name changed) is a grandmother of three children ages 11,6 and 3. She has had custody of them since they were infants. In late November, her husband suddenly died and not only[...]
“Red” is a 49-year-old white male who self-referred to the program, following a 20-year stint of unemployment. He has spent the previous two decades in multiple relatio[...]
Ms. LaShan W. began The Salvation Army “Pathway of Hope” program with very specific goals she wanted to achieve for herself and her 3 children, but not the initiative t[...]
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Red Wing Shoes donated hundreds of pairs of boots and shoes to the Greater Baton Rouge area to help with recovery efforts. Thank you Red Wing Shoes! Read the full story here: https[...]
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On Wednesday, August 24, Baton Rouge’s WAFB Channel 9 and Essential Credit Union hosted an all day telethon to benefit The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge and the Great[...]
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Baton Rouge resident, Vanessa Yates, stands outside a vacant part of the Cortana Mall now turned into The Salvation Army’s distribution center waiting for her name to be called.  Y[...]
The Ketchams make a great team when it comes to disaster response. The father, son duo are one of the most experienced crews working in Baton Rouge this week following historic flo[...]
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The record rainfall over the last two days in Southeast Louisiana and South Mississippi causing roads to be closed and mandatory evacuations in several communities has not spared t[...]
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Thank you to all who attended The Shield of Hope Dinner, held on May 19, 2016, and thank you to our sponsors! Our Sponsors:           [...]
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THANK YOU! With your help this year we were able to assist 22,500 individuals across nine parishes! Through the Christmas season we were able to assist 1,859 less fortunate househo[...]