By Kerrin Brinkman | November 10 2010 08:42

The following article in the Alva Review-Courier tells of how funding from the NRA Foundation has benefitted a 4-H shooting sports program in Oklahoma:

NRA grant funds buy safety training items 

(ALVA)—Thanks to a grant from the NRA FOUNDATION Friends of NRA program, the Woods County 4- H Shooting Sports Program received $1,438 to purchase a new air pistol, air rifle and archery equipment for safety training.

“We are very excited about the Woods County 4-H Shooting Sports Program,” said Friends of NRA Volunteer Mark Wallace of Alva, “and pleased that the NRA is making an investment in our community that will benefit our youth.” Any individual or organization interested in applying for a NRA grant should contact Mark Wallace.

Friends of NRA is a grassroots, community-minded program supported by gun owners, sportsmen and NRA friends that conducts banquets and other fundraising events to generate income for The NRA FOUNDATION. Last year, the Friends of NRA raised over $150 million through events in 990 communities nationwide. The NRA FOUNDATION has awarded 395 grants totaling over $1.1 million for charitable programs in Oklahoma.

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