Local teen granted fishing trip through Catch-A-Dream Foundation

WCBI by Cash Matlock GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI) – John Corbell has been through a lot during his 16 years of life. Last year WCBI brought you the story of John’s heart transplant. Not too long after that surgery, he found out that his heart medication had caused him to develop lymphoma. Recently, John was […]

A ‘DREAM’ COME TRUE FOR OHIO TEEN

Gunnison Country Times By Chris Rourke Organization takes ailing youth on hunt of a lifetime Zach McGregor’s life has been one of perseverance. The 17-year-old Ashland, Ohio, teen has overcome challenges since birth. He was born with one side of his heart smaller than the other. But the persistence he’s learned from conquering adversity led […]

The “lure” of fishing to help others

The Clarion-Ledger By Donna Echols May 2015 Most all of us have fond memories of fishing with your buddies, a relative, or by yourself just to escape to a peaceful place. Whether that was on a creek bank with a cane pole, a pond out in the middle of a pasture, a coveted fishing hole, […]

Weather doesn’t hinder Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic

The Clarion-Ledger By Brian Broom May 2016 Despite unfavorable conditions, the Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic on Ross Barnett Reservoir drew over 400 anglers and produced some big sacks. “We blasted off 210 boats Sunday morning,” Catch-A-Dream Foundation CEO Marty Brunson said. “Stormy weather was forecast and that prediction came true. It started raining hard probably at 10 o’clock […]

Derby Days raises money for Catch-­A-­Dream

The Reflector By Devin Edgar April 2016 view (PDF) article here Derby Days consisted of a dance competition between all of MSU’s sororities to raise money for Sigma Chi’s philanthropy Catch-­A-­Dream. Dan Mullen opened the event this year. The brothers of the Gamma Upsilon chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity presented another successful Derby Days week at […]

Mill’s Youngest ‘Dream’ Child Reaches Another Odds-defying Milestone

In the News Georgia-Pacific Monticello Operations January 2016 view (PDF) article here Chris Pena shared during Sunday morning conversation that his family lineage can trace back to Davy Crockett, a claim that comes as little surprise to anyone lucky enough to spend time with his outdoors-loving, sharp-shooting son Christopher. For four days, he was our own […]

GP makes dream hunt a reality for Louisiana Teen

Lawrence County Press By Kelsey Wells January 2014 view (PDF) article here

Youth receives a ‘Dream’ hunt in Lawrence Co.

The Daily Leader By Rhonda Dunaway January 2014 view (PDF) article here

Catching a dream, the hunt of a lifetime

Quicknewsnow.com By Kaylin Bade October 2012   Patricia Noelke, 15, of New Haven has loved to hunt and fish her entire life.  Just like many girls her age from our rural area, Patricia has actively participated in these sports since she was seven years old.  However, unlike her peers, she has had to cope with […]

Last Chance Outdoors Wishes Granted by the Catch-A-Dream Foundation

Outdoor Hub By Agnieszka Spieszny November 2011 For one important moment of their difficult lives, the Catch-A -Dream Foundation offers youth who battle life-threatening illnesses the tranquility of the outdoors and genuine bonding time spent with their family. That was the initial vision of Bruce Brady, who expressed his hope for such an organization only […]