The Bossier Hurricane Ida Relief Supply Drive was an Overwhelming Success
Saturday's Cajun Navy Supply drive at the Bossier Farmers' Market for Hurricane Ida relief was a huge success! Once again our area showed up and showed out when it came to our generosity. According to my contact, Jessy Gillespie, with Cajun Navy Supply, the Bossier supply drive was the most successful one they held over the weekend. In fact, it was so successful, they had to find a second truck to transport all of the donations to our brothers and sisters in south Louisiana trying to find some relief after Hurricane Ida! Both Chris Graham with the Bossier Farmers' Market and InstaGraham Events as well as Jessy, reached out to thank us for our coverage.
Thank you for the awesome coverage of our Hurricane Ida relief drive this Saturday. We had a huge turnout exceeding prior efforts and were able to collect twice as much for those in need. Just wanted to share these pictures and let you know we appreciate you. You helped do this!
Come to the Bossier Night Market this Saturday 9/11 and get you some Food Truck food and do some shopping. Fireworks at 9 pm.
Jessy from Cajun Navy Supply reached out and said the following Saturday afternoon.
Thank you for helping bring awareness to what we were doing. It was a smashing success. We actually have to try to find another trailer to bring down stuff this week lol. We filled the entire trailer to the brim. They're actually meeting up with some horse people to bring it deeper down into Houma and cut off for distribution to people who can't leave. Also not to brag but Bossier so far has been the leader, hands down. There are other drives going on all over the country right now and it appears that Bossier spanked all of them with involvement and donations. So thank you so so much!!!
Are you looking to help personally, not just donate? I asked Jessy a little more about her experience with Cajun Navy Supply because I know she's been involved since its start. She said, "We are a humanitarian aid disaster relief group that focuses on locating communities that are completely devastated in the wake of natural disasters to bring life-saving supplies directly into these areas. We work directly with the communities and find where the most need is at and then begin bringing stuff in from all over the country."
You can find out more about Cajun Navy Supply and make a monetary donation by clicking here.