The Dickey Foundation Presents First Responders Grant in Louisiana
Published: 17 Jan 2023
Donation will provide 21 sets of protective armor to local first responders across LouisianaDALLAS (January 17, 2023) – The Dickey Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, will provide lifesaving protective armor to the brave first responders of two Louisiana law enforcement departments in Gretna and Slidell.
Members of the Dickey Foundation will travel to Louisiana from the Foundation headquarters in Dallas, Texas for the presentation of these generous donations. On Monday, January 23rd at 11:3 0 a.m., nine sets of protective armor will be donated to the first responders of the Gretna Police Department, located at 200 5th Street, Gretna, LA 70053.
Additionally on Tuesday, January 24th at 11:30 a.m., the Dickey Foundation will visit the Slidell Police Department located at 2112 Sgt Alfred St, Slidell, LA 70458 to spend some time with the men and women of the Slidell PD and present them with twelve sets of protective armor.
“As we are all aware, law enforcement officers put themselves at risk every day for their communities.” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. “Therefore, the Dickeys Foundation is thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to donate this protective armor safety equipment to the brave men and women of the Gretna and Slidell Police Departments.”
These protective armor donations have a combined value of more than $25,000. The Dickey Foundation is proud to continue to support local first responders by providing them with critical safety equipment.
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