NRA Foundation Awards $1,600 

to Karp & Krow 4-H Shooting Team

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THIS SPRING, the Karp & Krow 4-H Shoot Team was gifted a MEC 400 E Sporter trap.

   The NRA Foundation has awarded the Karp & Krow 4-H Shooting Team a grant totaling $1,600 to purchase a new MEC 400 E Sporter trap.  “As our shooting team expanded its presentations to include sporting clays, it became necessary to add traps to the club,” said coach Tanner Hackel, “and we are pleased that the NRA  invested in our community.”

   The Karp & Krow 4-H Shooting Team began competing in both skeet and sporting clays along with the standard trap presentations in March 2022. This diversification is drawing members to the team and enhancing their skill. Fifty-two students competed this year, and the team is excited about practicing gun efficacy and reaching their full potential in the shooting sports arena.

   About the National Rifle Association: Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit

   About The NRA Foundation: Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. These activities are designed to promote firearm and hunting safety, to enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports, and to educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological, and artistic context.  More information about The NRA Foundation can be found online at

   About Friends of NRA: Friends of NRA is a grassroots fundraising program that fosters community involvement to organize and, with help from NRA field staff, plan community events for firearms enthusiasts. All net proceeds from Friends of NRA events are allocated to The NRA Foundation, the leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports. Through NRA Foundation grants for equipment, training materials, range improvements, and more, qualified local, state, and national programs receive aid to involve and inspire a new generation of competitive shooters. Learn more about Friends of NRA at

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