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Baton Rouge responds to call for help from Salvation Army Angel Tree program

More than 1,000 families will get assistance from the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. (Source: WAFB) More than 1,000 families will get assistance from the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. (Source: WAFB)
Organizers were worried Monday that there were not enough toys and clothes to go around. (Source: WAFB) Organizers were worried Monday that there were not enough toys and clothes to go around. (Source: WAFB)
Volunteers and workers will spend the next week getting the gifts to the families in time for Christmas day. (Source: WAFB) Volunteers and workers will spend the next week getting the gifts to the families in time for Christmas day. (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The call for help went out and people in Metro Baton Rouge responded, which means Christmas will be brighter for many area children. The Salvation Army wants to say thank you.

More than 1,000 families will get assistance from the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

Organizers were worried Monday that there were not enough toys and clothes to go around.

The community rallied and the Salvation Army says your donations poured in.

"This city is so generous, and no matter if it's somebody who's in need on the side of the street, or a family that gets burned out, or something that happens to someone, Baton Rouge is definitely there to help someone in need," said Mary Meredith with the Salvation Army.

Volunteers and workers will spend the next week getting the gifts to the families in time for Christmas day.

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