For Hub City Times
CHIPPEWA FALLS — In response to massive Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Mason Companies Inc., one of the largest direct-to-consumer footwear companies in the United States, and its subsidiary Figi’s Companies Inc. have donated footwear, apparel, and food items to aid in relief efforts.
“Mason Companies and Figi’s Companies have a long history of providing aid to individuals in need and feel fortunate that we are able to provide some relief to our fellow Americans,” said Dan Hunt, Mason Companies president/CEO.
Mason Companies has teamed up with Soles4Souls, an organization that facilitates the donation of shoes, to distribute 3,532 items of footwear and apparel to impacted areas. Figi’s Companies is sending 1,500 food items to food banks in the impacted areas for distribution. Combined, the donations have a value in excess of $100,000.
“It is our hope that these gestures will bring some relief to the suffering many are experiencing due to the recent disasters,” Hunt said.