Angel Tree Applications Extended

BATON ROUGE, La. - News Release Courtesy of Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army – Greater Baton Rouge will extend the application process for Angel Tree Christmas assistance for families in need for two more days! Wednesday, November 8th from 10am-3pm at The Gardere Initiative and on Thursday, November 9th from 10am-3pm at The Salvation Army Community Center – 4025 W. Brookstown in north Baton Rouge.

Parents will be able to come and apply for toys and clothing for all children in the family 12 years of age and younger. To apply, applicants must bring a Photo ID, proof of public assistance, or proof of income and expenses, and birth certificates for each child.

“We are always seeking to do the most good for the most people in the most need, and we don’t want to leave any child without a Christmas this year!” shares Major Brett Meredith.

Majors Charles and Shirley White began The Salvation Army Angel Tree program in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1979 as a way to connect donors directly to the needs in the community. Last year, in Greater Baton Rouge, the Angel Tree program provided Christmas assistance to more than 4,600 children as well as food boxes for Christmas dinners.

Date and Locations details:

· Wednesday 11/8 - 10am-3pm at The Gardere Initiative 8435 Ned Ave., Apt. A

· Thursday 11/9 - 10am-3pm at The Salvation Army Community center 4025 W. Brookstown Dr.


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