EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa. – 84 Lumber, the nation’s largest private supplier of building materials, appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to surprise New Orleans nurses with a $ 100,000 donation to help them rebuild their homes after Hurricane Ida.
When 84 Lumber heard about the four nurses who volunteered to stay in the hospital during the hurricane to care for the NICU babies, the company knew it wanted to give back to them. Nurses did not leave the hospital for nearly a week while the patients’ parents were evacuated. Each of the nurses returned to homes that were badly damaged by Ida.
“We always give back to our local communities, so as soon as Hurricane Ida hit our team immediately looked for ways to help,” said 84 Lumber President Maggie Hardy. “I am proud of my 84 Lumber team in New Orleans and across the country who are always eager to be there for their communities when needed, and we hope this donation will help these wonderful nurses get back on their feet quickly. foot.”
The nurses were surprised by the donation of $ 100,000 live on Ellen.