During unprecedented times, we’re doing what we can to help workers on the frontlines
The outdoor community is a close-knit one, and although we may be physically isolated right now, the COVID-19 crisis is in some ways bringing us closer together. With resources such as fabric at our fingertips, Realtree is uniquely equipped to help with certain needs, and we’re honored to do our part to ease the burden felt by so many.
“‘Family, friends and the outdoors’ is more than just Realtree’s brand message. It’s about sharing life’s experiences, both good and bad,” Tyler Jordan said. “It’s been a really rocky time for everyone, and we’re looking for ways to help however we can.”
One way we’re helping is by sending hundreds of yards of fabric to individuals and organizations who are sewing and donating masks to those working to keep our communities running during the pandemic. “When the CDC began suggesting the use of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19, we thought it was a great time to put some of our fabric to good use,” Jordan said.
Donny Couts Jr. of Winslow, Indiana, received some of the Realtree fabric and has already turned it into protective masks for numbers of people. “We turned out 50 masks so far from the material, and we will get more out in the next few days. Thank you for the donation and bless everyone at Realtree for keeping the hope alive that people can come together and make a good difference in the world, even from hundreds of miles apart.”
"Thank you for the donation and bless everyone at Realtree for keeping the hope alive that people can come together and make a good difference in the world, even from hundreds of miles apart.”
Over the past couple weeks, Realtree has also sourced hundreds of additional masks, hand sanitizer and other items into care packages for independent retail partners. Many of these businesses are tending to customers curbside, one at a time, in order to stay afloat during these trying economic times. Realtree’s Brad Schorr said, “We view the stores and their employees as our family and want to help in any way possible. Realtree appreciates and supports the independent dealers across the country during these unprecedented times.”