SCI Bell Family Blue Bag

In memory of Amy Bell

Humanitarian Services to people and communities worldwide is a major objective of the SCI Foundation. In 2015 the Bell family joined with the SCI Foundation in support of their Humanitarian Services program by making a major funding commitment to what is now known as the Bell Family Blue Bag – “Pay It Forward” initiative. It is the goal of this program to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate throughout the world.

Bell Family Blue Bags in memory of Amy Bell
Bell Family Blue Bags in memory of Amy Bell
Bell Family Blue Bags in memory of Amy Bell
Bell Family Blue Bags in memory of Amy Bell

Pay it Forward

SCI Chapters, individual SCI members, church groups as well as groups of school children or scouts fill these Blue Bags with much needed school and medical supplies, clothes and food items as well as playground items for the children. The contents of these bags may include medical, educational, and other relief supplies, or clothing and toys.  SCI members, fellow hunters and their friends, who are traveling to the hunting and safari destinations of the world, will take these Blue Bags and distribute these much needed items to children and families all over the globe. These “humanitarians”, with the support of their outfitters and friends, will deliver the contents of these bags directly to schools, clinics, churches, orphanages as well as to teachers, doctors, caregivers and mission workers to use in support of all those in need.

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Through this program the Bells join with hunting families and their friends all over the world to promote a “Pay It Forward” spirit for the benefit of those less fortunate and to improve the quality of life worldwide

In memory of Amy Bell

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Food Supplies
Clothing and blankets
Medical Supplies
Educational material
Toys and sweets
Money

1 month ago

Amy Bell Charities

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE and HAPPY NEW YEAR from Amy Bell Charities.

Thank you to all of you who have helped us “change lives” all over the world in memory of our founder Amy Bell. Through this short video we hope to highlight some of the many people who helped us continue the amazing work that Amy began. Enjoy!!!

Ellen Bell Amy Bell Larry J Bell Matthew C. Bell Brian R Bell Kara Kidwell Bell Patty Curnutte Annette Oelofse Megan Tam Helen Murray Sarah Peat Fisher West Texas Chapter Safari Club International Safari Club International Foundation #bluebagprogram #ABC4CTHANK YOU TO EVERYONE and HAPPY NEW YEAR from Amy Bell Charities. Thank you to all of you who have helped us “change lives” all over the world in memory… ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Merry Christmas from Amy Bell Charities.

We have so much to be thankful for at this special time of year. We want to wish all our faithful supporters around the world a Very Merry Christmas. Enjoy this short video that highlights just a few of the hundred’s of “SCI Bell Family Blue Bag” presentations that have taken place all over the world.

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Larry J Bell Brian R Bell Kara Kidwell Bell Matthew C. Bell, Amy Bell Patty Curnutte Annette Oelofse Megan Tam Helen Murray Sarah Peat Fisher Safari Club International Foundation #abc4c #bluebagprogramThis is "2018 Amy Bell Charities Christmas Video" by Johan van der Watt on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. ... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful

Merry Christmas to your family! God bless you always!!

That is the true spirit of Christmas and a living memorial to Amy.

9 months ago

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Amy Bell Charities annual tribute to our founder:
We love you Amy Bell and we miss you daily. But your legacy of "Pay It Forward" continues.
Before her passing on May 16, 2014 Amy was so full of life and laughter. Her travels and life experiences had enabled her to build deep friendships all over the world and she developed a huge heart for children. Through her personal philanthropy she had begun a wonderful legacy of supporting and serving children both here in America and around the world. After her passing we found ourselves in a state of shock and grief. It was out of our grief that we developed an everlasting commitment to "continue Amy’s legacy". Amy had begun that legacy in a very quiet and private way. But once the depth of her works became known to her friends and family we realized that she had established a legacy we could not ignore. We all made a commitment to build on her good works which then led to the establishment of Amy Bell Charities and the Amy Bell Charities website (www.amybellcharities.org).
Enjoy this brief look back at her life and legacy.

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#bluebagprogram Safari Club International Foundation Ellen Bell Matthew C. Bell Brian R Bell Larry J Bell Margaret Faudree Williams Tara Farnham Gaines Reba Rogers Sarah Bradshaw Massey Lisa Stephens Nelle Murphy Amy BellThis is "2018 ABC Tribute" by Johan van der Watt on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. ... See MoreSee Less

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What a kind hearted and generous young woman she must have been to do so much good in so short a time.

She was a wonderful person

Her spirit lives on in so many places and people. May God continue to bless her work as we continue to honor her life and Pay It Forward.

9 months ago

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Tim Fallon of FTW Ranch hands over a SCI Bell Family Blue bag on a recent trip to the Caprivi with Ndumo Safaris. #bluebagprogram ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Thank you so much Tim Fallon Susan C. Fallon for “Paying It Forward” in memory of Amy Bell in such a special way. She loved you and all your team at FTW SAAM very much.

10 months ago

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“Paying It Forward” in Croatia. During a recent trip to the western region of Croatia Larry J Bell and Brian R Bell, along with their good friends Johan (South Africa) and Klemens (Austria), presented the community of Fuzine near the Adriatic Sea with a SCI Foundation Bell Family Blue Bag. The bag they delivered included some school supplies, some soccer balls and other recreational items, as well as a cash gift for the children in the community. The cash gift was made on behalf of the Bell family and Amy Bell Charities. It was presented to the Regional Director of Resource Management for the region and was to be used at their discretion in support of the less fortunate children in the region. We just received word that the gift was used to purchase a special vehicle which can be used to transport children with significant physical disabilities. The Mayor of the community and several of the other leaders were blown away by the gesture of hunters donating to their community. They get multiple hunters from all over the world, but this was the first time a hunter contributed. They published in the Croatian local news paper. www.delnice.hr/vijesti_19_4_2018.html

The entire community were very appreciative that we chose them for this “Pay It Forward” gift.

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“Paying It Forward” in Croatia.  During a recent trip to the western region of Croatia Larry J Bell and Brian R Bell, along with their good friends Johan (South Africa) and Klemens (Austria), presented the community of Fuzine near the Adriatic Sea with a SCI Foundation Bell Family Blue Bag.  The bag they delivered included some school supplies, some soccer balls and other recreational items, as well as a cash gift for the children in the community.  The cash gift was made on behalf of the Bell family and Amy Bell Charities.  It was presented to the Regional Director of Resource Management for the region and was to be used at their discretion in support of the less fortunate children in the region.  We just received word that the gift was used to purchase a special vehicle which can be used to transport children with significant physical disabilities. The Mayor of the community and several of the other leaders were blown away by the gesture of hunters donating to their community. They get multiple hunters from all over the world, but this was the first time a hunter contributed. They published in the Croatian local news paper. http://www.delnice.hr/vijesti_19_4_2018.html 

The entire community were very appreciative that we chose them for this “Pay It Forward” gift.  

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Love you guys

1 years ago

Amy Bell Charities

The SCI Bell Family Blue Bags continue to show up in some of the world’s most remote places. A few weeks ago, Jordan Hasler and Dr. Gerald Warnock, together with Barbara and Alan Sackman, all traveled to Liberia. With the help of Morris Dougba, these longtime supporters of the Safari Club International Foundation visited the very remote village of Kraainem to deliver a very full Blue Bag to a very small primitive school in the area. The bag was filled with some much-needed school supplies, a few treats and toys, along with soccer balls and other recreational supplies for the children. All of these “treasures” were very much appreciated not only by the children but also by the teacher of the school.
Thank you to Barbara and Alan, Dr. Warnock and Jordan for “Paying It Forward” in memory of Amy Bell and in support of this important SCI Foundation program.
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The SCI Bell Family Blue Bags continue to show up in some of the world’s most remote places.  A few weeks ago, Jordan Hasler and Dr. Gerald Warnock, together with Barbara and Alan Sackman, all traveled to Liberia.  With the help of Morris Dougba, these longtime supporters of the Safari Club International Foundation visited the very remote village of Kraainem to deliver a very full Blue Bag to a very small primitive school in the area.  The bag was filled with some much-needed school supplies, a few treats and toys, along with soccer balls and other recreational supplies for the children.  All of these “treasures” were very much appreciated not only by the children but also by the teacher of the school.
Thank you to Barbara and Alan, Dr. Warnock and Jordan for “Paying It Forward” in memory of Amy Bell and in support of this important SCI Foundation program.
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1 years ago

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BLUE BAGS ACROSS THE GLOBE – Amy Bell Charities and the West Texas Chapter Safari Club International (WTSCI Foundation) donated 12 Bell Family Blue Bags to be carried to children less fortunate all over the world. These bags are destined for Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Russia, New Zealand, Kyrgyzstan and 3 different locations in North America. Bob Benson, executive director of the Safari Club International Foundation joined Ellen Bell and Larry J Bell to assist in distributing the bags.
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BLUE BAGS ACROSS THE GLOBE – Amy Bell Charities and the West Texas Chapter Safari Club International (WTSCI Foundation) donated 12 Bell Family Blue Bags to be carried to children less fortunate all over the world.  These bags are destined for Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Russia, New Zealand, Kyrgyzstan and 3 different locations in North America.  Bob Benson, executive director of the Safari Club International Foundation joined Ellen Bell and Larry J Bell to assist in distributing the bags.
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1 years ago

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SCI Bell Family Blue Bag - "Paying It Forward" in Austria
During a recent trip to Austria the Bell family learned of a special need at a school for handicapped children. The teachers at the school had been searching for funding for some much needed playground equipment at the school. They had contacted some local citizens who were willing to provide the labor for the project but they needed some funding for the supplies. The Bell's arranged a special "Love Gift" to purchase the supplies and the project was a go. The smiles on the children's faces as well as the teachers and workers says it all.

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What a beautiful gift👏

You all are so helpful to so many, thanks so much! They love that you all care!