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Salvation Army (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-12-06

Duration: 00:05:37

Subjects: SALVATION ARMY | Charities | Nonprofit organizations


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Tekautz, Donald Interviewee


This segment from the December 6, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Major Donald Tekautz, the commanding officer for the Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge. He discusses: their work in helping people overcome poverty; their homeless shelter; their long-term drug and alcohol program; their fundraising efforts throughout the year; staying true to their 150-year mission of spreading the Gospel and helping people; and the joy he finds in helping people.