An informal network of good Samaritans with small watercraft once again mobilized in Houston after Hurricane Harvey. unprecedented flooding in Houston.
Formed 12 years ago after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the so-called Cajun Navy, which has saved thousands of stranded people, by some estimates, is already helping rescue stranded Texans, one member said Sunday.
“There’s no telling how many are already over there,” said 39-year-old Joey Hains of Lafayette, La. “Basically everybody that’s wanting to go help out” is going or has already arrived, he said.
Source: USA Today
The Basketry partnered with SFT in Baton Rouge to sell “Cajun Navy” tees with proceeds of the sale going to the Houston Food Bank. SFT donated approximately $17,000.00 to the food bank and efforts continue. The shirts are available on our webiste for $28.00.
Thank you for helping the flood victims of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma!