Memorial Training Endowment
The Allegheny Highlands Council, in partnership with the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has established an endowment in honor of David Gray, a former Trainer, Scoutmaster, and avid Volunteer who passed away suddenly in 2023. This endowment has been established to fund Scholarships for Scouts to attend Leadership Training Programs such as National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), NYLE, and other Scout Development Programs.
To support this fund, please click on the DONATE button above, use the QR Code, or send a contribution to ""Allegheny Highlands Council ATTN: David Gray Memorial, PO Box 261, 50 Hough Road. Falconer, NY 14733"
About David's Legacy...
It is with profound sadness and respect that we remember David Gray, a beacon of inspiration and dedication within the Boy Scouts of America community and a cherished volunteer of the Allegheny Highlands Council.
His sudden passing this past year has left a void that can never truly be filled, but his legacy continues to inspire and light our way.
David's fervor for the Scouting movement was unparalleled. His belief in the transformative power of Scouting experiences on young lives was evident in his tireless efforts, particularly in the realm of Youth Training. He was more than just a leader; he was a mentor, a guide, and a friend to many. David had this innate ability to inspire those around him, always urging them to strive for more, to learn more, and to be more.
In honor of his undying commitment to the development of our youth, the David Gray Memorial Endowment has been established. This endowment seeks to ensure that financial constraints never stand in the way of any Scout's desire to benefit from training opportunities. Through this fund, David's spirit will continue to touch the lives of countless young individuals, enabling them to partake in the enriching experiences he so passionately advocated for.
In these moments of reflection, we humbly reach out to our community, to those whose lives David touched, and even to those who may just be learning of his remarkable contributions. We invite you to honor David’s memory and his dream for an empowered Scouting future by donating to the David Gray Memorial Endowment.
Together, we can ensure that his vision lives on, supporting generations of Scouts as they embark on transformative journeys of learning and growth.
David's absence is deeply felt, but in the laughter, growth, and camaraderie of every Scout he impacted, his spirit remains immortalized. Through your generous contributions, we can make certain that his legacy endures, a beacon for young Scouts, guiding them toward a future filled with promise, leadership, and honor.
In remembrance of David, and for the future of Scouting, we thank you.