HOUSTON - H-E-B has donated more than $400,000 to the American Red Cross as a result of an in-store campaign for customers to support the community of West, TX in the wake of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion.
In addition to launching the statewide check stand donation campaign, H-E-B also donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the devastation.
All of the donations will go to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts, which includes sending relief supplies, mobilizing relief workers and providing financial resources to those affected.
H-E-B also provided aid with gift cards and provided meals to churches for affected families.
H-E-B also sent it's emergency response units and was integrated into the incident command post.
The H-E-B Eddie Garcia Mobile Kitchen and water tankers were also sent to west, to provide hot meals to first responders.
The mobile kitchen is a 45-ft. Food preparation trailer and can prepare 2,500 hot meals an hour.
And for those who lost everything, H-E-B sent their Disaster Relief Unit which houses a mobile pharmacy, business center, and ATM window.
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