Columbia, MO – Continuing the effort to change the future of youth shooting sports, the MidwayUSA Foundation has welcomed a new Donor Designated Endowment to their program. Houston Safari Club's non-profit entity, American Conservation and Education Society (ACES), has gifted $400,000 to the MidwayUSA Foundation. ACES is dedicated to preserving the future of conservation through youth mentoring and education. "Houston Safari Club's American Conservation Education Society is honored to partner with MidwayUSA Foundation in this cooperative effort to secure the future of hunting and shooting sports," states Joe Betar, Executive Director, Houston Safari Club.
Like all other donations made to the MidwayUSA Foundation, the $400,000 contribution will be matched, dollar for dollar. "The Houston Safari Club's ACES program fits our mission perfectly. We're excited about the opportunities this partnership will offer youth interested in the outdoors," explained Randy Moeller, MidwayUSA Foundation Executive Director. Annually, 5% of their account will provide grant funding for their youth program.
Houston Safari Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the protection of hunters' rights. In addition, HSC proudly provides one of the largest scholarship programs of its kind, through its 501(c)(3) charitable arm, the American Conservation and Education Society (ACES). HSC and ACES are independent organizations and are not chapters of or affiliated with any other organization. Visit houstonsafariclub.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information.
The MidwayUSA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity working to sustain the shooting sports industry by helping communities and organizations raise funds to support their high school, college, and other youth shooting teams and activities. For more information about the MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc., please visit www.midwayusafoundation.org or call 1-877-375-4570.