DNRE to Accept Donations on Behalf of MSAHThe Michigan DNRE is now accepting donations for Sportsmen Against Hunger via their website. You can also donate to Sportsmen Against Hunger at any Michigan retailer while purchasing a hunting license.
Donations may also be sent to:
P.O. Box 5127
Warren, MI 48090-5127
DON’T PURCHASE HUNTING, FISHING OR TRAPPING LICENSES?You can still donate tax deductable funds to help MSAH feed the hungry of our state by computer! Just go to the MDNR site at http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/ click on the e-store link on the right side of the page and once on the Michigan e-store page, click on TAX DEDUCTABLE DONATIONS in the Departments category, this will take you to the page with the selection of organizations to donate to. Just double click on the “Help Feed the Hungry Donation” link and this will take you to the donation page for MSAH, just enter your tax deductable donation into the box provided and click “Add to Cart”. Whenever you are ready to leave the Michigan E-Store, just check out and make your purchases or donations with your credit card.
Archery Club and Archers Aim to Vanquish Hunger
ROA members who donated their time from left to right (standing), Jim Salisbury, Chuck Hadwell, Mike Fairbairn, Doug Waite (ROA President), Ellen Hall, Ken Miller, (kneeling) Marty Kurkowski , MSAH board member Dean Hall, not pictured is Dave Pietila.
Each year, the Royal Oak Archers archery club located at 2762
Orion Road in Oakland Township, donate their time, clubhouse and
grounds as well as the wear and tear of the 3-D targets in their
annual fund raising event to benefit the Michigan Sportsmen
Against Hunger program.
And the archers of all ages and gender, who show each year to attend this 2 day event, didn't let the club or the hungry that depend on their efforts down. 100% of the funds raised at this annual archery shoot, go to aid the MSAH in their mission statement of "recycling precious natural resources into opportunities for a better community."
Michigan Sportsmen's Clubs Rise to Annual ChallengeEach Year the Madison Square Gun Club, Sparta Hunting and Fishing Club and the Rockford Sportsman's Club hold a challenge between each of these sportsmen's clubs to raise the highest amount of non-perishable food items and wild game to benefit the hungry of the state as part of the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program. The Rockford Sportsmen's Club has won this challenge hands down each year since the challenge started. For 2009 the amount of all three clubs collections totaled enough to produce 30,126 pounds of canned goods and donated game that resulted in 120,504 meals to those in dire need in their communities!
Raising Faith and Funds for MSAHFebruary 2010 had the Mayville United Methodist Men, Huntin' the Truth Ministries and the Spring of Life Community Church combined their efforts to raise funds at their Annual Wild Game Dinner to benefit the efforts of the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program. Over $800.00 was raised at this single night event and as Al Ludwig MSAH Director and participant at this event put it, "It is amazing how our goals fit together with other organizations. Not just a coincidence I think...."
Much Needed Non-perishable Food Raised at Showspan Events for MSAHSince 2001 Showspan, a producer of consumer and sport shows has put on a collection of non-perishable canned goods at some of their shows to assist the MSAH program in their goal. And since the beginning of this partnership over hundreds of thousands of pounds of canned goods has been collected at the Showspan events holding such collections. The canned goods go to area non profit shelters, soup kitchens and food banks to help feed the thousands of Michigan residents who depend on assistance to feed families and themselves.
Joint Venture of Michigan Sportfishing Club and MSAH Raise Food and
Funds for Monroe County Salvation Army
(L)Representing the MSAH at the 2009 Monroe Sportfishing Show is board member Brian Preston, hawking raffle tickets and accepting canned goods to benefit the Monroe Salvation Army. (R) Huron Valley Sportfishing Club Vice President John Nelson stands next to just a portion of the donated canned goods.
A joint effort between the Huron Valley Sportfishing Club and the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger, produced 1116 lbs. in non perishable canned goods and $836 in cash to benefit the Monroe County Salvation Army at the Michigan-Ohio Sportfishing Expo weekend event in February of 2009.
Huron Valley Sportfishing Club Vice President John Nelson obtained a 4 stroke Yamaha boat motor to be raffled off at the end of the 2 day event. Donating 4 canned goods at the door got you a ticket to enter into the drawing for the motor or you could purchase tickets for the drawing. The 4 stroke Yamaha motor was donated by Freeway Sports Center.
Testimonial to Work of MSAH program from Recipient of Processed Wild GameFrom: Manna's Market
To: Neal Easterbrook
Subject: Sportsmen Against Hunger
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for working with Hanna-Davis Fine Meats, Inc., in Sunfield, Michigan to provide Manna's Market, Inc., with seven deer, which was a total of 368 pounds of venison this hunting season. Thank you for your funding. We are a food, clothing bank and baby pantry serving the Lakewood School district and surrounding communities in Barry, Eaton and Ionia Counties, Michigan
I don't want to underestimate how big of an impact you are making. All of the projects being done and service extended to others is only possible because of you. You are making a difference. We are now serving an average of 500 people per month which is an increase of 200 people per month compared to January of 2009.
Through your contribution to Manna's Market you are able to change lives, shape our community and create a positive impact for years to come.
I personally commit to being a good servant and steward of the gift you have blessed us with.
Treasurer, Manna's Market, Inc.