Henry Arms Honors Military Veterans with $25,000 Donation to Semper Fi & America’s Fund
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Rice Lake, Wis. – Apr. 4, 2023
Henry Repeating Arms is honored to announce a donation of $25,000 to Semper Fi & America’s Fund (The Fund) in support of their mission to care for critically wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, and their families. As one of the county’s leading firearms manufacturers, the company also created an exclusive limited-edition set of engraved rifles to further fundraising efforts.
“As part of our $1 million silver anniversary pledge and on behalf of all the employees of Henry Repeating Arms, I am honored to present this $25,000 check to Semper Fi & America’s Fund,” said Henry CEO and Founder Anthony Imperato, during a fundraising event at the Hudson Farm Club in Hopatcong, New Jersey. “Thank you to all who served our great country and thank you to those who work so hard to make Semper Fi & America’s Fund as impactful as it is.”
The check presentation preceded a live auction for the first rifle in a three-piece series, which raised $19,000 for the organization. The last rifle in the series is available to the public through an online auction hosted by Henry Repeating Arms. For more information or to place a bid in the virtual auction, visit item #978819602 on Gunbroker.com. All proceeds from the virtual auction will also benefit Semper Fi & America’s Fund.
Started in 2003 by a small group of military spouses looking to provide bedside support to the first wave of wounded soldiers and sailors returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom, The Fund is now a nationwide network of staff and volunteers providing programs, immediate financial assistance, and lifelong relationships to service members in need and their families. Since its beginning, The Fund has helped 30,000 service members and given $300 million in assistance.
“Henry Repeating Arms’ generous donation will help our nation’s service members and their families to achieve the highest possible quality of life and independence,” said Karen Guenther, President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America’s Fund. “Our work would not be possible without the support of our donors and their investment in the lives of our military heroes.”
Since June 2022, Henry has donated over $750,000 to a wide variety of organizations through the company’s charitable branch called Guns for Great Causes, including those assisting the wounded, injured, and the families of those who lost a loved one in the line of duty be it military, law enforcement, or as a first responder.
For more information about Semper Fi & America’s Fund, please visit thefund.org.
For more information about Henry Repeating Arms and its products, visit henryusa.com.
About Henry Repeating Arms:
Henry Repeating Arms is one of the leading rifle and shotgun manufacturers in the United States and a world leader in the lever action category. The company motto is “Made in America, or not made at all” and its firearms come with a lifetime guarantee backed by award-winning customer service. The company is also known for its charitable endeavors under its Guns For Great Causes program, which focuses on sick children, both individual cases and children’s hospitals, veteran and wounded veteran organizations, Second Amendment and wildlife conservation organizations. The company currently employs 535 people and has 250,000 square-feet of manufacturing space in its Rice Lake, Wisconsin and Bayonne, New Jersey facilities. The company is named in honor of Benjamin Tyler Henry who invented and patented the Henry rifle in 1860 – the first repeating rifle, the lever action rifle, which is America’s unique contribution to international firearms design and is one of the most legendary, respected and sought-after rifles in the history of firearms. Visit Henry Repeating Arms online at HenryUSA.com, on Facebook, and on Instagram.