One of the most famous Houston restaurants will make a large donation to help Louisiana residents recover from Hurricane Ida. the Turkey thigh hat will deliver 3,500 turkey legs and other deliveries to Hammond, Louisiana on Thursday, September 2nd.
Led by Lynn and Nakia Price, the founders of Turkey Leg Hut, a group of volunteers arrives with food, 15 pallets of water bottles, chainsaws, and other equipment to help clear debris and protect residents from the effects of the storm relieve.
“Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this storm,” said Nakia Price in a statement. “We know what it’s like to lose everything in a hurricane and we all need to take care of each other and help our neighbors in any way we can. It is important for us to do everything we can to support the rescue efforts with fresh drinking water, a meal and a few boots on site. “
Hurricane Ida isn’t the first time prices have been hiked to help people in need. The couple donated food and other relief supplies after Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and served those without power during this year’s winter storm, reports Eater Houston.
Founded in 2016, the oversized, stuffed turkey legs and other Cajun-inspired dishes at Turkey Leg Hut have become a celebrity destination. People queue up daily for a table at the Third Ward Favorite, which has a staggering 470,000 followers on Instagram.
A number of other Houston-based organizations help our Louisiana neighbors. CultureMap has created a running list for Houston residents who would like to donate money or other supplies to this effort.