To honor the brave first responders of Hurricane Katrina, Life+Gear has announced that it will be a $10,000 sponsor of the Red Cross’ “Heroes of the Storm Event.” The event, hosted by the American Red Cross Southeast Louisiana Chapter, is a fundraising gala that will honor all the First Responders and pay special tribute to LTG Russel L. Honoré, USA (Ret) who mobilized the response that ultimately saved the city. It will be held August 28th at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.
In addition to honoring the heroes of Katrina and supporting recovery, Life+Gear is firmly committed to preparing and educating people for future storms, and to that end has launched lifegear.com/
“It is extremely important we take time to honor the miraculous and brave souls who made the victims of Hurricane Katrina their top priority,” says Life+Gear President Dennis Bertken. “Our company strongly believes by launching lifegear.com/
As a company, Life+Gear has always been at the front-of-the-
Seeing the destruction and human suffering brought on by a string of natural disasters including 2004’s Southeast Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, the founders of Life+Gear were deeply inspired to create reliable, live-saving and eco-friendly products for people throughout the world. Today, Life+Gear provides the education, equipment and support needed to enable people to be prepared for interacting with nature and coping with natural disasters. Committed to aiding those in distress, Life+Gear has also formed a number partnerships with relief organizations like the Red Cross. Life+Gear products are sold worldwide and can be found at a number of major retailers. For more information please visit http://www.lifegearcompany.com.
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Seeing the destruction and human suffering brought on by a string of natural disasters, the founders of Life+Gear were deeply inspired to create reliable, live-saving and eco-friendly products for people throughout the world.