Empowering Memphis inner-city youth and kids from St. Jude at Bass Pro Shops

Mar 20, 2018

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in downtown Memphis, Tennessee is housed in a half-million square-foot 28-story pyramid fronting on the Mississippi River.
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Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee is a more than just a megastore.

The Memphis facility works year round empowering inner-city youth and instilling outdoor conservation awareness.

The facility also hosts hands-on field trip experiences for kids from the nearby St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Housed in a 28-story glass pyramid fronting on the Mississippi River, complete with a 103-room hotel, a bowling alley and a three-story tall waterfall, it’s a top Memphis destination for visitors from around the world.

View of Bass Pro Shops Memphis facility from the top of the 28-story elevator shaft
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Experiencing the alligators, the Ducks Unlimited Museum, or the fishing experiences for kids and adults are widely promoted, but the company’s greater good mission is a vital aspect that’s rarely promoted or touted in their marketing brochures--they just do it. 

Kids of all ages, including visitor John Hill love the hands on experiences at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Memphis, Tennessee
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