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South Carolina Waives Outdoor Fees for Terminally Ill Children

Way to go South Carolina!  Last week South Carolina’s Governor put into motion a bill that would allow hunting and fishing license fees be waived for terminally ill children.  This legislation was done in part with the Outdoor Dream Foundation.  What a great way to get these kids outdoors.   This could allow the children opportunties to be a kid, without having to worry about doctors or hospitals, even for a little while.

“Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill into effect Wednesday authorizing the director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) to waive hunting and fishing license fees for anyone under the age of 21 who has been diagnosed with a terminal or life-threatening illness or injury. The person must also be sponsored by the Outdoor Dream Foundation in order to qualify for the waived fees.”

“The Outdoor Dream Foundation is a 501(c)(3) based in Anderson, S.C., and it is completely driven by volunteers. It works with sick and injured children from all across the United States and has a close working relationship with three pediatric oncology centers located in South Carolina.”

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