BAYONNE, NJ, October 9, 2017– Henry Repeating Arms of Bayonne, NJ and Rice Lake, WI designed 54 customized Henry Lever Motion Octagon rifles to assist elevate funds for 14-year-old Joshua Brennan of New York who was identified with Hypoplastic Left Coronary heart Syndrome earlier than he was even born. 24 of those rifles have been donated on to the Firemen for Joshua Basis, a 510(c)(three) group, and the remaining 30 have been bought by Joe Petrucelli of Tri-County Sporting Items who organized additional fundraising efforts to profit the charitable basis shaped in Joshua’s identify.
For the previous few years Joshua has served the emergency service group by volunteering on the Pawling Fireplace Division in Dutchess County, and whereas he’s too younger to combat fires he’s a important member of the division. Washing vans, maintaining the firehouse in good order, lending a serving to hand within the kitchen, and attending particular occasions are simply among the duties that Joshua tends to, all stemming from his love for the division and his name to volunteerism instilled in him by his father Tom, who can also be a volunteer firefighter.
Joshua Brennan suffered coronary heart failure final yr and has a pacemaker and two valves maintaining him alive. He now wants a coronary heart transplant.
In 2014 the same partnership between Henry Repeating Arms and Tri-County Sporting Items raised over $60,000 for Four-year-old Grayson Sutton of Sedan, KS who was battling Major Pulmonary Hypertension and going through a collection of expensive surgical procedures.
President of Henry Repeating Arms, Anthony Imperato explains, “Tri-County Sporting Items has all the time stepped as much as the plate to assist Henry with any of our Weapons for Nice Causes initiatives. After they advised me about this nice younger man Joshua, and his battle, we immediately determined to reciprocate.”
The 54 particular version rifles are presently being offered by way of Tri-County Sporting Items in Patterson, NY and all proceeds are going to profit the Firemen for Joshua Basis, which works on to Joshua and his household.
Petrucelli organized Firemen for Joshua Day at Tri-County Sporting Items on September 30th the place over 200 folks from the area people got here collectively to indicate their assist. Joshua was nominated for the Make-A-Want Basis, and he and his household have been offered with a $70,000 verify from the proceeds of the rifles offered so far together with donations from native companies. Proceeds are anticipated to lift over $100,000 earlier than the top of the yr.
Serial quantity “JOSHUA001,” the primary of 54 made is presently up for public sale on GunBroker.com, merchandise #705771173.
Tri-County Sporting Items will proceed to promote the Firemen for Joshua rifles whereas provides final, in addition to customized serial numbered Henry Heirloom rifles. Proceeds from these gross sales will proceed to fund the Firemen for Joshua basis. To buy one in every of these rifles contact Joe Petrucelli at (845) 878-6084. Basic donations are being accepted right here: https://www.gofundme.com/firemen-for-joshua.
For details about Henry Repeating Arms and its merchandise go to www.henryusa.com.
About Henry Repeating Arms
Henry Repeating Arms is among the nation’s main rifle producers and prime ten firearm producers. Their firm motto is ‘Made In America Or Not Made At All’ and their merchandise include a limiteless lifetime assure. Henry Repeating Arms was awarded the Stevie American Enterprise Award for Buyer Service. The corporate’s manufacturing services are in Bayonne, NJ and Rice Lake, WI with roughly 450 staff.