The Salvation Army of Baton Rouge sets up in Gonzales; provides free meals

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Salvation Army in Greater Baton Rouge has around 130 staff and volunteers that have set up in Gonzales on Monday, August 30 to server meals and hand out drinks for victims impacted by Hurricane Ida.

“The Salvation Army has been able to make 40,000 meals, give away over 25,000 drinks such as water and Gatorade and hand out over 10,000 snacks twice a day in twenty-five different locations in the Greater Baton Rouge area and surrounding areas starting Tuesday morning,” according to an official press release.

Throughout the Labor Day weekend, The Salvation Army will continue to serve lunch and dinner.

The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge also has diapers to give away. Parents can contact their Social Services Department at (225)-246-2194.

To find out where these free daily feedings will take place, a post will be made every morning on Facebook and Instagram with a location, address and time of food and drink service.

Follow The Salvation Army on Instagram here and like them on Facebook here.

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