The Salvation Army to extend Men’s Emergency Shelter Hours due to Tropical Storm “Barry”

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Baton Rouge, LA (NBC 33) (Fox 44)

The Salvation ArmyCenter of Hope Men’s Emergency Shelter will open its doors at 4pm, Friday, July 12, 2019, and will remain open 24 hours a day until the storm has passed and conditions are again safe. Officials there say beds will be provided on a first come first serve basis with a maximum capacity of 80 men. Men will be served three meals a day and provided with a place to shower, sleep, and wash their clothing.

“It is our honor to help those in the most need with hot meals and safe shelter during the impending storm,” said Major Donald Tekautz

If you would like to help provide assistance to those in need, there is a great need for lunches, bottled water, and hygiene items. Donated items may be dropped off at The Salvation Army, 7361 Airline Hwy., Baton Rouge.  For items needing pick up, please call The Salvation Army at 225-367-6903 or 225-326-0726.

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