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Pennsylvania Forestry Association: Log A Load For Kids Raises Over $7,000 For PA Children’s Hospitals

Posted: April 9, 2018

The Pennsylvania forestry community recently raised a generous amount for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) designated Pennsylvania Children’s Hospitals by conducting a Log A Load For Kids Pheasant Hunt sporting event at the Warriors Mark Wing Shooting Lodge near Gintner, PA.
Blustery, cold weather didn’t stop 36 hunters, along with 19 sponsors, from raising over $7,000 for Pennsylvania Children’s Hospitals.

Blustery, cold weather didn’t stop 36 hunters, along with 19 sponsors, from raising over $7,000 for Pennsylvania Children’s Hospitals.

Under the Log A Load For Kids Program, loggers (and others) donate the value of one load of logs (or any amount) to help critically ill and injured children at CMN-designated Children’s Hospitals.

Thirty-six hunters braved blustery cold weather to participate in the 2018 Log A Load For Kids Pheasant Hunt and, along with 19 sponsors, raised more than $7,000 in donations for PA Children’s Hospitals. The event sponsors were:

  • Carl Rosenberry & Sons Lumber, Inc.
  • Duane Cameron
  • Dwight Lewis Lumber Company, Inc. 
  • Deer Park Lumber Co. Inc. 
  • Delullo Trucking 
  • Forcey Lumber Company, Inc. 
  • Cam & Craig Koons 
  • Marc Lewis 
  • Richard Lewis 
  • Michelle McManus 
  • PA Forestry Association 
  • Pennsylvania SFI®
  • R. J. Hoffman & Sons Inc.
  • Brian Rider 
  • Rorabaugh Lumber Co. 
  • Shultheis Roofing 
  • Tanner Lumber 
  • Wheeland Lumber Co., Inc. 
  • WOODBED Corporation.

The annual Log A Load For Kids Pheasant Hunt is hosted by the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association (PFPA) and the Pennsylvania Forestry Association (PFA). PFPA Membership Representative Bob Long served as overall manager for this year’s event. One of the original founders of this Log A Load event that started over 25 years ago, Bob once again exhibited his longstanding personal commitment to the Log A Load For Kids Program and to PA Children’s Hospitals.

The PFPA is a state-wide advocacy organization for all sectors of the forest products industry promoting the right and obligation of private landowners to sustainably manage their timberlands through sound timber harvesting practices. More information can be found on the PFPA website.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) was established nationally in 1983 to help children by actively supporting improved health care for millions of young people around the world. CMNH’s mission is to generate funds and awareness programs for the benefit of children served by its associated hospitals, now numbering more than 170 nationwide. Find out more about CMNH on their website.

PFA was founded in 1886 and represents landowners, industry, and the public interested in the long-term health and sustainable management of all forestlands within the Commonwealth. For more information about PFA or about becoming a member, visit the website or call 800-835-8065.

Contact Information

Richard Lewis
  • PFA President