Columbia, MO -(AmmoLand.com)- Larry and Brenda Potterfield, owners of MidwayUSA, are pleased to announce that their $1M Financial Gift Challenge for Fathers in the Field has bet met by several key Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Industry partners.
Late last year, Larry and Brenda partnered with Fathers in the Field Mentoring to launch an aggressive Grant Challenge to the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Industry. The Potterfields’ $1M Financial Gift Challenge was made to lead the way by raising awareness, and to inspire mentors to engage with left behind and at-risk boys. They called for at least 10 other Industry Companies to partner with them and Fathers in the Field by committing a support gift pledge of $100,000 each to raise a minimum of $2,000,000 for this critical effort over the next decade.
The challenge is critical because nearly 50% of children under the age of 18 years are fatherless. Which typically means these kids miss out on the opportunity to shoot, hunt and learn about the outdoors. The traditional method of passing on our outdoor heritage is breaking down and now we need …Read the Rest