The Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Fund was established by family and friends to benefit the youth of the Scottdale, Pennsylvania community where Special Agent Sam Hicks lived and worked.


The Memorial Fund is managed by a group of Sam's family members, friends and co-workers whose purpose is to provide money and support for children and youth in the Scottdale area. Sam Hicks dedicated his life to serving his community and the mission of this fund is to continue that legacy by assisting children and youth involved in community events, activities, sports and various other programs in and around the Scottdale area.

Scottdale is a small town located in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. To learn more about Scottdale,

History of the Fund

The Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Fund was established in August 2009 to carry on Sam's ideals, principles and legacy by continuing to serve the community in which Sam lived and worked. The fund provides opportunities to the youth of the Scottdale, PA region in the form of educational and law enforcement scholarships as well as various youth and community programs.

Community Impact

Year after year, support and participation for the Sam Hicks Memorial Fund continue to grow. The more involvement from the community and the more generous financial contributions from our sponsors translates into more ways the Fund will be able to help the youth in the Scottdale community and its surrounding areas.

The Memorial Fund continues to "give back" through donations and support, and raises awareness about the individuals who risk their lives every day to serve and protect the streets of this great nation. It serves as a reminder of all the brave and selfless law enforcement officers -- like true leader and role model Sam Hicks -- who have lost their lives in the line of duty while protecting communities and people just like you.