The money comes from fundraising efforts associated with Friends of NRA banquets, where proceeds are designed to benefit youth shooting sports teams.
The sheriff’s office in Madison County, Tenn., now has a new Eddie Eagle mascot costume, thanks to a $2,800 donation from the Friends of NRA Forked Deer Chapter.
Saying “I Love America” is dear to the heart of reserve deputy Sarah Cortez, volunteer for the Houston-Metro Friends of NRA.
The Friends of NRA National Sponsorship Series is back for 2021 with seven ways for you to join a select group whose commitment to the shooting sports will ensure its vitality for years to come. This year’s series includes the final chances at an exceptional premium, the Major E.J. Land Signature Edition Tactical Rifle.
The 13,000 volunteers behind the grassroots fundraising of the Friends of NRA really demonstrated their outstanding commitment by raising a record $33.3 million last year to enable The NRA Foundation to fund local, state, and national firearms education and training.
Nationwide shutdowns from the pandemic in 2020 have challenged the Friends of NRA, a 100-percent grassroots fundraising effort benefitting the shooting sports, but organizers have found ways to keep the momentum going.
The $3,679.94 will allow the Benavides Police Department to buy new equipment for its officers.
The grant will be used for range improvements and to purchase equipment.
The town of Glide, Ore., is receiving a free boost to school safety, courtesy of the National School Shield initiative funded by The NRA Foundation.