Troop Appreciation Foundation

   "Honor - Service - Gratitude"

Thank you to our Sponsors for making the Annual Fishing Derby possible!


THANK YOU  2020 & 2021 SPONSORS!

Individual Sponsorships

  • Annaclair & Jim Kiger
  • Colonel John & Dr. Jacquelyn Odell
  • Faye Sandow
  • Bertina Floyd
  • Lyle Olson
  • Cindy & Gary Criswell
  • Laurel Huggins
  • Mary & Hank Lee
  • Gary & Cindy Criswell
  • Sarah Carl
  • Kerry Stubbs
  • Dr. Charles & Sandra Walvoord
  • Thomas N. Ertel Jr.
  • Steve & Cathy Lyman
  • Mark & Theresa Polenski
  • James & Martha Bowling
  • William & Miriam Post
  • Joseph McGraw
  • Graham Clark
  • Sheila Kolb
  • Kelly & Kristy Eury (in honor of Dr.            Mike Strong)

Corporate Sponsorships

  • Dominion Energy
  • Columbia Flag & Sign
  • Snider-Fleet Solutions
  • Consolidated Multiple Listing Service
  • Chesapeake Containment Systems 
  • Pure Fishing, Inc
  • Bass Pro Shop
  • Caughman Harman Funeral Homes
  • FN America
  • Tupperware, Inc.
  • Midlands Give
  • SC Department of Natural Resources
  • Lexington County Sheriff’s                         Department
  • Midlands Striper Club
  • Chapin’s Woman’s Club
  • Edwards Outdoor Power
  • Colonial Life Insurance Company
  • St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church
  • Sportsman's Warehouse, SC
  • YKKAP, Inc
  • Greater Chapin Community                       Foundation

Your Donations Make the Fishing Derby Possible
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We are a 501(c)(3) - 100% of the funds donated are used for events for Wounded Warriors or Active Duty Soldiers.  Donations can be electronically submitted to Troop Appreciation Foundation via Zelle (account name in Zelle -;  My Name - Mike Glover) 

ll  donations are tax deductible and go directly to the Fishing Derby Event

Troop Appreciation Fishing Fund Foundation (TAFF) - Mike Glover

P.O. Box 876 Chapin SC 29036
Contact Capt. Mike:  803-609-0066
The Troop Appreciation Foundation would like to THANK all Sponsors, Boat Captains, shoreline volunteers and locals for supporting this year's Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby.  The event was a BIG success. Click Here to view WISTV coverage video.

•  69 Wounded Warriors participated
•  350 Striped Bass were caught
•  approx. $20K in gifts & prizes given
•  250+ people attended event

Thank you to all that help make this day special for our Soldiers!

A Super Thank You For Our Special Donors Below