Whitetails Unlimited completed its Dream Sheds IV Program which produced more than $65,000 for the Catch-A-Dream Foundation. Since the inception of Dream Sheds in 2012 Whitetails Unlimited has provided grants totaling more than $455,000 to the Catch-A-Dream Foundation through the program.
The Dream Sheds concept began when Mark and Terry Drury, who have produced high-quality hunting videos and television shows for more than 30 years as Drury Outdoors, approached Whitetails Unlimited with an innovative idea. They had collected a large number of exceptional shed antlers from their properties in Iowa and Missouri and were willing to donate them to use as a fundraiser for a worthy cause. Working with WTU, the Catch-A-Dream Foundation was chosen, and the Dream Sheds Program came together. This is now the fourth time Terry and Mark have provided the sheds that make this program successful.
“The response from our attendees is unbelievable,” said WTU President Jeff Schinkten. “It truly is all about the kids when it comes to bidding on these antlers.”
For more information about the Catch-A-Dream Foundation, visit catchadream.org.
About Whitetails Unlimited:
Since our beginning in 1982, Whitetails Unlimited has remained true to its mission and has made great strides in the field of conservation. Thanks to more than 475 chapters, 114,000-plus members, chapter volunteers, and corporate sponsors, Whitetails Unlimited has earned the reputation of being the nation’s premier organization dedicating its resources to the betterment of the white-tailed deer and its environment. Our mission is to raise funds in support of educational programs, wildlife habitat enhancement and acquisition, and preservation of the shooting sports and hunting tradition for future generations. To date, Whitetails Unlimited has expended more than $109.9 million on program services and activities that continue to enhance, and ultimately foster, our mission.
Stay connected with us: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WTU Website
Russ Austad, Whitetails Unlimited
Program Services Director: (920) 743-6777, Ext. 102