Pittsgrove, NJ, June 07, 2018. The Ike Foundation®, founded by Mike and Becky Iaconelli, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to introduce kids to the sport of fishing and the outdoors, is proud to announce that Sawyer Products, Inc. of Safety Harbor, FL has joined its list of exclusive sponsors.
Sawyer Products, Inc., a US-based company of more than 30 years, are makers of outdoor protection products. Each of their products are a perfect fit for both the seasoned angler and the young anglers that The Ike Foundation® seeks to influence. Sawyer Products, Inc. will also be a contributing sponsor of The Ike Foundation® College Scholarship Program that provides five highly qualified, high school anglers with awards in May of each year. 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, co-founder of The Ike Foundation® 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.” Sawyer products have also pledged to support all Ike Foundation® fishing events with the donation of their sunscreen and insect repellent products. “As a mom, keeping kids safe and protected while they are enjoying the outdoors is really important to me and I love the idea of working so closely with a company that feels the same way.”
Sawyer Products, Inc. joins existing sponsors and supporters, including Toyota, Yamaha, Abu Garcia, Bass Cat Boats, Hobie, Flambeau, Rapala, RAM Mounts and many more. A complete list can be found at https://theikefoundation.org/sponsors.
The Ike Foundation®
The Mission of The Ike Foundation® is to get more kids fishing and in the outdoors, especially youth in areas where those activities are not readily available. We support youth fishing clubs, civic groups, and charitable organizations that promote the sport of fishing, the ecology of the outdoors and the responsibility each person has to maintain our planet’s natural resources. Founded in 2014 by professional bass angler Michael Iaconelli and his wife, Becky, The Ike Foundation® is approved by the IRS as a 501©(3) tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.
About Sawyer Products
Sawyer Products, Inc. has been offering effective and reliable products for outdoor protection for over 30 years. They have developed the most advanced and easy to use solutions in water treatment, insect repellent, sunscreen, and first aid. Their water filters are easy to use, long-lasting and portable and help provide safe drinking water to outdoor travelers and residents all over the world. Sawyer’s insect repellents come in a variety of topical sprays and lotions and they also include a Permethrin spray for keeping bugs off clothing, tents, and other outdoor gear. The sunscreen is offered in an SPF 30 and SPF 50 and uniquely penetrates all layers of the skin and their line of first aid products include kits with bite and sting relief and bandages and dressings for injury.