CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) The Salvation Army needs your help to help others barely getting by.

  Last year, requests for assistance with food, utilities, rent, and other needs grew by nearly 30 percent and the need continues to rise.

  The greatest need right now is money for heat bills, some are having to choose between heating their home and food.

  If you can help, please send donations to the Salvation Army at 822 McCallie Avenue or click here to go to the Salvation Army's website.