NSSF Donates to Newtown Community Virus First Responders
By Jim Grant
U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s often the times of hardship and great difficulty that reveal through admirable actions the true character of a community. One of those times is now.
Across every corner of America during the current coronavirus pandemic, neighbors are stepping forward to help neighbors less fortunate. The evening news is filled with stories of countless examples of people going above and beyond to ensure friends and family, and complete strangers alike, are making it through these especially challenging times. NSSF is joining this fight.
Firearm manufacturers are retooling facilities to make hand sanitizer, medical face masks, and gowns and other personal protective equipment. Hunters are opening their stocked-full freezers to help the neighbor down the street with a hearty meal. NSSF is assisting those in our community who are meeting the virus at the frontlines and battling it head-on.
The NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, donated $25,000 to three of Newtown’s organizations helping neighbors, friends, and family near one of the hardest hit regions by the COVID-19 pandemic. NSSF gave $10,000 to Newtown’s Emergency Management Office for protective equipment for area first responders, which includes …Read the Rest