SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - With floodwaters finally going down, The Salvation Army was able to enter some of the greatest impacted areas around Baton Rouge.
Salvation Army canteens or mobile feeding trucks served meals, drink, and snacks to residents who have lost everything.
The Salvation army now is partnering up with area schools to bring more supplies.
Several days after arriving, they served 8,000 meals in one day.
While giving out thousands of meals every day out of 17 trucks, they also handed out 500 clean-up kits in four hours.
Ten of the trucks are in Baton Rouge, 3 are in Lake Charles, 4 are in Lafayette helping with flood relief efforts throughout the area.
The Salvation Army is planning on taking another truckload down Sunday.
Here's the items that the Salvation Army is accepting:
- Air fresheners
- Paper towels
- Cleaning supplies
- Hygiene items
- Baby items
- Toilet paper
- Non-perishable foods