by Emily Rupertus - Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Imagine a night full of fun, firearms, and fellowship. A evening of food, auctions, games, and the camaraderie of other Second Amendment supporters. An event that is not only fun for the whole family, but raises money to ensure the future of the shooting sports. Too good to be true right? Well good news, that event does exist!
The National NRA Foundation Banquet took place at the 145th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Louisville, Kentucky just a few weeks ago.
With over 2,100 attendees, the event raised more than $800,000 for the NRA Foundation! Additionally, funds raised from the HPR/NRA Black Ops Jeep Wrangler Auction (which sold for almost $88,000!) and the Wall of Guns, generated over $1 million for the foundation!
Funds from the event were raised through several different games and raffles, along with a silent auction and live auction.
There were lots of great items to bid on and choose from, but these were the night's top selling items: