Auburndale Students Process Deer Hunted by Disabled Veterans

Auburndale, WI – Auburndale students were given the opportunity last week to process five deer hunted by area veterans. The deer were hunted on the farm of Steve Becker, who has been experiencing damage from deer and was issued 8 tags from the DNR and Wood County Land & Water Conservation to help get the […]

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USSA helps area sisters enjoy hunts of a lifetime

Three hunts of a lifetime came true in September and October for sisters Bobbi Joe, Destanie and Serenity Finney of Waterville, Iowa. The hunts were arranged by the United Special Sportsman’s Alliance (USSA), which helps children, adults and veterans with disabilities achieve their outdoor dreams, whether those dreams involve hunting, fishing or other outdoor wishes. […]

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Woman battling brain cancer is recipient of Jackie Bartels Memorial Hunt

A special young woman in Iowa realized the dream of a lifetime. Jena Bartenhagen was the recipient of Jackie Bartels Memorial hunt, a charity for terminally ill children that Safari Club International puts on. Bartenhagen’s passion for the great outdoors dates back to hunting and trapping trips with her dad and grandpa. Her introduction to […]

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Alabama Hunter Grants Wishes for Kids

Jeff Carter didn’t have a plan in 2011 when he started Pine Hills and Oak Hollars Child Classic, an organization that takes sick kids on a weekend hunting trip in northwest Alabama. “At that time I really didn’t know what it looked like,” Carter said. “The Lord put it on my heart and he called […]

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USSA Makes Hunting Wish Come True

MONDOVI, Wis. (WEAU) – One local teenager in Mondovi has had a dream of harvesting a buck for a while now. Thanks to an organization in Pittsville, Wisconsin, that dream became a reality. The United Special Sportsman Alliance granted 15-year-old Chloe Kleinschmidt’s wish of harvesting a buck. I got really excited. I was shaking a little,” […]

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Special Thanks to Dr. Dedria Givens-Carrol

Dr. Dedria Givens-Carrol of the University of Louisiana Lafayette held a Strategic Management Campaign project on behalf of USSA. Her students worked tirelessly in compiling relevant information from many sources, which included an email campaign that many of our recipients and volunteers and USSA families participated. The survey information was combined with additional references to […]

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