Bass Pro Shops and its Cabela's subsidiary are donating $50,000 in supplies to help relief efforts in the Louisiana Gulf Coast region damaged by Hurricane Ida.
The Springfield-based outdoor retailer is partnering with Convoy of Hope to distribute 3,300 individual ready-to-eat meals and 15,000 bottles of water to the New Orleans area, according to a news release.
Convoy of Hope began delivering supplies late last month after the hurricane made landfall in Louisiana.
In addition to its partnership with Convoy of Hope, Bass Pro provided recovery grants in undisclosed amounts to all its full- and part-time employees at stores in Gonzales and Denham Springs, Louisiana, according to the release. The stores were supplied with generators ahead of the storm.
Employees at those stores whose homes sustained significant damage or have other emergency needs also are eligible for a relief fund that provides one-time grants for housing, utility bills, medical expenses and home repairs.
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