Nearly 1600 children remain unadopted in Salvation Army Angel tree program

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FILE – A Salvation Army bell is rung by Michael Cronin as he staffs the charity’s red donation kettle in front of a grocery store, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Lynden, Wash. In the wake of the most devastating public-health emergency in a century and the resulting economic uncertainty, Americans provided more charitable dollars to United Way Worldwide than any other nonprofit focused on direct aid, followed by the Salvation Army and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, according to new rankings by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Baton Rouge, LA (BRPROUD) – The Salvation Army has nearly 1600 children who are in need of adopting this Christmas season for the Angel Tree program. The Salvation Army is relying on donors in the community to help make Christmas special for many kids across the Greater Baton Rouge area.

The Salvation Army is relying on donors in the community to help make Christmas bright this year for thousands of children in the Greater Baton Rouge area this year.  

“This year we have seen a tremendous increase in our social services request, the combination of hurricanes and COVID in South Louisiana has left many of our neighbors in great need this Christmas season. Many are choosing between keeping the lights on and putting food on the table. We need your help to bring a joyful Christmas to thousands of children this year. “, said Major Donald Tekautz 

Angel Tree distribution will take place on Dec. 17 and 18. This year adoptions are completely online, shopping can be done online and shipped to The Salvation Army! For more information visit

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