Just as Samuel Hicks lived his life, the Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Fund is all about "giving back" to the communities where Sam lived, worked and played with a particular focus on issues that impact children and youth.

Additional information about the annual scholarship opportunities and our soccer clinics are available on this website. The following list summarizes the organizations and individuals that have benefited from the monies from our donors, sponsors and golf outing:

Public Libraries

Recreational opportunities for children and youth

  • Girls' Softball
  • Midget Football
  • Rockhound Baseball
  • Soccer Clinics: The Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Fund Soccer Clinic

For more about the soccer clinic, click here.

Scottdale Police Department


  • The Boy Scouts of America
  • The Girl Scouts of America

For more about scouting, click here.

Southmoreland Scholarship: The Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Merit Scholarship Award

Southmoreland School District

Support to Families in times of disaster and crisis

Support to Families that have lost a loved one in the line of duty

University of Pittsburgh at Johnston Scholarship for Criminology Major

YMCA: The Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands