The Ike Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Mike and Becky Iaconelli to introduce kids to the sport of fishing and the outdoors, announced that Sawyer Products, Inc. of Safety Harbor, Fla. has joined its list of sponsors.
Sawyer, which has been in business for more than 30 years, outdoor protection products. The company will also be a contributing sponsor of The Ike Foundation College Scholarship Program that provides five highly qualified high school anglers with awards each May. In addition, Sawyer will play a key role in supporting The Ike Foundation’s mission of introducing youth to the sport of fishing with the development of new, innovative programs that target youth in urban and under-served areas.
“Sawyer is honored to help support The Ike Foundation and their goal to get more kids outdoors,” says Travis Avery, VP of marketing and public relations. “As the leader in outdoor protection, our line of family friendly insect repellents, sunscreens, first aid and water filtration systems can play a crucial role in the success and enjoyment of the great outdoors. Since 1984, our goal has been to keep people protected and make a difference in the world, and so we firmly believe that we can help Michael Iaconelli and The Ike Foundation support the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts.”
Becky Iaconelli added, “Working with an outdoor-focused company whose mission is so closely aligned with our own is amazing. Mike and I are really looking forward to expanding the reach of The Ike Foundation with Sawyer’s generous support.”