Trust Fund Donations

Preserve. Promote. Protect.

The Pope & Young Club Trust Fund is leaving a legacy for your bowhunting passion!

Providing support for the Pope and Young Club and bowhuting’s future. Introduced in April 2013, the Fred Bear Society is a special recognition of Pope and Young members who are making significant investments for the future of the Club and for bowhuntings future, either by direct cash donation and/or by charitable planned giving. This includes designated gifts to the P&Y Trust Fund, the P&Y St. Charles Museum of Bowhunting, the P&Y Conservation/Outreach or the Club in general. 

Mission


The Mission of the Trust Fund is to grow and maintain a permanent endowment to secure and promote bowhunting in North America through the perpetuation of the Pope & Young Club.

The money raised helps in the funding the Marketing Effort of the Club to promote the Club and the future of bowhunting with $10,000 contribution per quarter. In 2020, the Trust provided needed funding when the Club requested help.  

How to Donate


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  • Direct cash donation, or Charitable planned giving
Donation Levels
Bronze $5,000
Silver $7,500
Gold $10,000
Platinum $100,000
Levels of Recognition
Black Bear $10,000
Silver Tip $30,000
Polar Bear $50,000
Kodiak $100,000
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Current Members:

P&Y Members meeting the required giving levels become eligible for induction into the Fred Bear Society and can be inducted at the next Biennial Convention Fred Bear Society inductees will get the following:

  • Be formally inducted in a special ceremony during the Friday Recognition Banquet at the Convention
  • Receive a crystal statue recognizing their commitment 
  • Receive a Fred Bear blue blazer jacket, featuring the FBS patch and giving level
  • Be invited to attend the exclusive Fred Bear Society reception during the Convention
  • Receive ongoing recognition in the quarterly issues of the P&Y Ethic 
List of Members

Adams, Chuck
Ameen, Bob
Andersohn, Nathan
Ballard, Dennis
Basch, Dr Thomas***
Bogner, Gary
Bolen, Allen
Brandenburg, Garry
Brittingham, Jack
Carpenter, Andy (Terry) 
Congemi, Gus
Davis, Jerry
Del Mastro, Anthony
Delaney, Bob
DeYoung, Edwin
Dowell, Gerald T
Dunn, Dennis
Ebers, Harv
Edgington, Tom
Ellis III, Billy
Evenson, Dan
Farrior, Preston
Fossel, Jon
Frost, Jack
Fulcher, Chase
Furst, Jack
Furstenau, Jeff***
Gardner, John
Gonzalez, David
Goodin, Stan***
Grace, Roy
Grimes, Leonard
Harms, George
Hens, Jim
Hentrick, Tom***
Hisey, Glenn
Hoffman, Tom
Island, Gary***
James, MR
Jannenga, Brad
Jones, Merrill
Joseph, Michael
Keefer, Roy
Keithley, Steve
Kilpatrick-Gardner, Kathleen
Kindred, Louis
Krom, Walter
Kronyak, Mark
Longoria, Ricardo
Martin, Gary
Miranda, Tom
Morrison, Lowe
Muche, Nicholas
Nelson, Tom
Nesbitt, Archie
Newton, J Camp
Noska IV, Frank S
Oropallo, Michael
Palmer, Walt
Perrins, Steve
Rajnus, Don
Rehak, Scott
Sage, Richard
Samuel, David
Santana, Ernesto
Schiferl, Lee
Schofield, Donald
Smith, Dallas 
Speegle, Robert
Stefanovich JR, Stefan
Steger, Michael
Streiff, Larry
Strickland, Dr Warren
Taylor, Brian
Thompson, Donald
Vorisek, Anna
Vorisek, Ken
Wallace, Ben
Walton, Zack
Watkins, Mark Allen***
White, Robert
Willems, Jim
Wiseman, Cliff
Wondzell, James
Young, Chuck
Zanoni, George A

***inductee


Fred Bear Society Code

“GO AFIELD WITH A GOOD ATTITUDE, WITH RESPECT FOR THE WILDLIFE YOU HUNT AND FOR THE FOREST AND FIELDS IN WHICH YOU WALK. IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE.  IT WILL CLEANSE YOUR SOUL AND MAKE YOU A BETTER PERSON” - Fred Bear

Sponsors

If you are interested in the Fred Bear Society or have any questions, please contact Trust Officer Bob DeLaney at m.robertdelaney@gmail.com or 203-253-0049.