Our chapter was proud to have Larry at our 2020 Fundraiser!

Check out his Facebook page....

 Our chapter is proud to contribute to several humanitarian projects!

The SCI Michigan Humanitarian Program hosts outings for military veterans and other individuals with disabilities.
We are honored to help directly reach out to the people in West Michigan!
Our Chapter donates thousands of dollars annually to give the disabled and our wounded veterans the chance to hunt & fish.




Humanitarian Hunts

We are proud to show this humanitarian effort (deer hunt)
that our chapter provided (August 25-28) for a youth that has been battling cancer.
The episode was shown on Michigan Out of Doors TV a short time ago. Enjoy! 

In August 2016, the Michigan Chapter of SCI returned to 2 Hats Ranch. We sponsored Purple Heart recipient and veteran Charlie Caswell.

In August 2015, the Michigan Chapter of SCI sponsored a trophy whitetail hunt at 2 Hats Ranch in Baldwin for Russell Nehmer, a veteran who was wounded while serving our country in the Middle East.

Our Chapter’s Humanitarian Chair, Denny Sprick, had the privilege of accompanying Russ on a hunt. They were joined by 7 other Purple Heart veterans - some younger, some older but all true patriots! Russell, who inspired everyone there, had a successful hunt.

We thank you, our Chapter members and the Bettis family at 2 Hats Ranch, for making this hunt possible!

SCI Humanitarian Project

The Humanitarian Committee has always done an outstanding job of
providing memorable hunting experiences to challenged individuals. Those participating include veteran home patrons, wounded veterans, as well as a good number of youth with multiple health and life conflicts.

Our efforts have been so well received by our membership that donations
have risen each and every year. This generosity has allowed us to expand our efforts into more activities that serve even more people.

Charter fishing trips have allowed us to introduce many challenged youth to the out doors who would never have had the opportunity otherwise. For many, if not most, the large salmon or lake trout they catch may not only be the biggest fish they ever caught but also the biggest they may ever catch. These fishing trips have become a favorite topic of host Jimmy Gretzinger for his Michigan Out of Doors television program.

We have fifteen trips scheduled for 2019
and over half have now been completed as of July. We will have sponsored between 60 and 90 people once they all have been completed. Below are a few of the pictures of the youth, the fish, the fishing and the shore lunches we hosted this year.

SCI Humanitarian Project



Helping with Humanitarian Hunts

A Big Thank You...

I just wanted to say thank you very much for allowing Alex and I to experience the time of our life! Growing up hunting and fishing and having a profession where I work around the sport daily it has been difficult for me to watch other dads partake in the outdoors knowing my sons probably couldn’t do it because of their disability. Well thanks to you, Doug and the Bettis family I have experienced by far the greatest moment a dad could ask for.  Spending those days at the lodge and in the field with my son is beyond priceless. The fact that he was treated like any other normal kid was incredible. We ate some of the deer Sunday night when we returned home and Alex made sure the whole family knew it was from his deer. Thank you again for the great memories you have provided us. I also want to thank you for the book you gave me. It is great to read the wonderful experiences you have enjoyed over the years.  If there is ever anything I can do for you please don’t hesitate to ask. Take care.


Wounded Warrior - Humanitarian Hunts


Chapter member Jody Simpson (who is blind) shows what it takes to get it done on MOOD TV!!

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