NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) has made a generous donation of $25,000 to the Project ChildSafe Foundation to help further the firearm safety education programs of the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
For more than 90 years, SAAMI has literally set the standard for safety and reliability of firearms, ammunition and components. “Safety is a primary focus of SAAMI,” said Joe Bartozzi, Chairman of the SAAMI Board of Directors, “so we are proud to support the Project ChildSafe program which has done so much to promote the safe and responsible ownership and storage of firearms.”
Project ChildSafe, a program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, has provided more than 37 million free firearm safety kits that include a gun lock to more than 15,000 communities nationwide.Project ChildSafe’s website includes many firearm safety resources, including the safety videos “How to Talk to Your Kids About Gun Safety” and new titles for children featuring McGruff the Crime Dog, as well as information on NSSF’s new suicide prevention program.
Project ChildSafe Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization that accepts donations in support of firearm safety education. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government, is dedicated to creating and promulgating technical, performance and safety standards for firearms, ammunition and components, and is committed to being the preeminent global resource for the safe and responsible transportation, storage and use of these products.