Power of 9: Operation Oklahoma - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Power of 9: Operation Oklahoma

WAFB Channel 9 in partnership with the Salvation Army and the Baton Rouge Clinic are collecting donations to assist the victims of the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma.

On Thursday, May 23rd, from 6am to 7pm, join WAFB and donate household items at the following locations:

Salvation Army Store
7361 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Baton Rouge Clinic
7473 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church
9700 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70807

First United Methodist Church
930 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Acacia Church
7870 Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Bethany Church
13855 Plank Road, Baker, LA 70714

First Baptist Church Of Port Allen
4200 Rebelle Lane, Port Allen, LA 70767

First Baptist Church of Gonzales
1217 South Burnside Avenue, Gonzales, LA 70737

Live Oak United Methodist
34890 Louisiana 16, Watson, LA 70786


The Salvation Army is looking for specific items to assist in the recovery:

- batteries
- flash lights
- box fans
- paper towels
- diapers
- sanitary wipes

We also need non-perishable food which will fill Salvation Army Food Boxes to help feed victims and volunteers. Items can include:

- canned vegetables
- canned tuna
- canned soup
- peanut butter
- jelly/jam
- spaghetti
- spaghetti sauce
- rice
- crackers
- canned fruit
- canned dinners (ie: ravioli, chili)
- macaroni and cheese
- granola bars

No toys, gifts or personal notes will be accepted.


The Salvation Army will assist in the delivery of items to the Salvation Army Center in Oklahoma City, OK.

People who are unable to donate on Thursday and who want to help The Salvation Army may give at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org, call800-SAL-ARMY or text STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation.

Donations may also be made in the form of checks and designated to Oklahoma Tornado Relief before being mailed to: The Salvation Army; P.O. Box 12600; Oklahoma City, OK; 73157.

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