Category Archive: In the News

Helena Trap Club hosts “Big Hearts under The Big Sky” fundraiser


(Helena, Mont.) – The Helena Trap Club partnered with Big Hearts Under The Big Sky to raise money for the organization on Sunday. Big Hearts Under the Big Sky provides free fully-guided outdoor trips to women battling breast cancer, families of children with terminal illnesses, and veterans with disabilities. According... Read More

2nd Annual Big Hearts’ Trap Shoot


Food, Family, Fun!  All skill levels welcome.  Experienced or novice!   Sunday, August 13th at 10:30 AM – Helena Trap Club $30 per person / $140 per team of 5 Download Poster  Register Now!

Big Hearts Program makes $10,000 Endowment Gift to Montana Community Foundation


(Helena, Mont.)—The Big Hearts Under the Big Sky program—the “giving back” extension of the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association (“MOGA”)—presented the Montana Community Foundation with a $10,000 gift for the Big Hearts endowment fund. The contribution, which is the result of money earned during the Greater Helena Gives Campaign,... Read More

Veterans Day bulls: Service members receive donated Elkhorn tags for hunt of a lifetime


TOM KUGLIN, Independent Record It is perhaps the most coveted elk tag in Montana and 1st Sgt. Roger Dover and Spc. Will Hikes each had one in their pockets as they headed out to hunt the morning of Veterans Day. The Elkhorn Mountains south of Helena hold some of the finest bull elk in the state and also some of the longest odds of drawing a permit.... Read More

Big Hearts Under the Big Sky Provides Trip to Elite American Warrior


(Helena, Mont.) Big Hearts Under the Big Sky, in cooperation with Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, provided one of America’s elite warriors and his family an  all expense paid trip to Yellowstone and Chico Hot Springs. This trip included hunting, a trophy elk hunt, cattle drive, visits to Chico Hot Springs and Yellowstone National Park and closing with... Read More

Big Hearts Under the Big Sky, 7-V Outfitters, Provide Trip for Army Veteran


by The Fairfield Sun Times Big Hearts under the Big Sky, in cooperation with 7 – V Outfitters, recently provided a fully guided and outfitted antelope hunt to Army Veteran Seth Perkins in recognition of his service to our country. The all expenses paid, five-day trip included hunting, premier lodging, and a dinner held in Perkins’ honor. Perkins... Read More

Seth Perkins Receives Big Hearts Trip


Listen to this Public Service Announcement regarding Seth Perkins’ trip!   http://bigheartsmt.org/wp-content/uploads/big-hearts-under-the-big-sky-1.mp3    

Celebrating our Success and Rededicating Ourselves to the Future!


Celebrating our Success and Rededicating Ourselves to the Future! Celebrating our success and rededicating ourselves to the future was the theme of the 2016 Big Hearts under the Big Sky Banquet and Auction. Banquet goers enjoyed a Meet and Greet cocktail hour where they visited with past trip recipients and gained insight into numerous experiences from... Read More

Capital High woodworkers show compassion through creativity


On the front page of the Helena Independent Record today is an article about the young men from Capital High school, led by a world-class educator Jim Weber, who dedicated last semesters’ work to the Big Hearts program. They have built three truckloads of rustic furniture, made from reclaimed hardwood pallets, and donated these items for auction... Read More

Capital High seniors build custom fly rods for charity


By TOM KUGLIN, Independent Record Glancing back over his shoulder at 15 gleaming fly rods, Capital High senior Kreston Stevens told the crowd assembled in the machining shop Tuesday evening that he and the five other rod builders had learned more than just job skills. “We’ve been part of some really great, amazing projects, but by far this project... Read More