Sporting Clay Fundraiser to Benefit The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope Program

Jul 28, 2022 | by Nicole Harrell

CHAMPION, Pa. (July 28, 2022) – The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division is proud to host the fifth annual Shoot for Hope fundraiser benefitting Pathway of Hope. Participants will spend the day shooting clay targets at this outdoor event, presented by BNY Mellon, on Thursday, August 18 at Highlands Sporting Clays, with accommodations provided by Seven Springs Mountain Resort.

Pathway of Hope aims to create a path out of poverty by breaking the cycle of crisis. The program uses an intensive, client‐centered case management approach to empower families and address root causes preventing them from becoming more self‐sufficient. Click here for more information about The Salvation Army’s extensive resources.

“Shoot for Hope is a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors while partaking in a little friendly competition for a good cause,” Lauren Fair, Divisional Social Services Director for The Salvation Army Western PA Division said. “Funds raised from this one-day event will have a lasting impact on the lives of our neighbors in need in Western Pennsylvania. We would like to thank our community partners and supporters for helping us equip and empower families.”

Space is limited. Visit to purchase tickets. The price for a single shooter is $250. Team packages and sponsorships are also available.

Registration will open at 8 a.m., followed by safety training at 9:45 a.m., a Shotgun Start at 10 a.m., followed by lunch and awards. All skill levels are welcome to participate in this 100-target event. A shotgun will be available at each station; however, shooters can bring their own equipment. Ammunition is provided and instruction is also available.

Shoot for Hope is presented by BNY Mellon, along with luncheon sponsor UPMC, challenge sponsor Four Buds Racing and community cart/station partners People’s, UPMC Somerset, Frost Brown Todd Attorneys LLC, PNC, getGO, Motto Mortgage Keystone, New Chapter Energy LLC, Johnson Bros. Rubber Company, Bridges General Contractors and Diamond Heart Wilderness Training Grounds, LLC.

Celebrating over 150 years of global service as both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 132 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, visit The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.


Nicole Harrell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

Email  |  Office: (412) 446-1642  |  Cell: (757) 619-6984

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