Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. ("NRA Foundation") 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 firearms 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. Funds granted by The NRA Foundation benefit a variety of constituencies throughout the United States including children, youth, women, individuals with physical disabilities, gun collectors, law enforcement officers, hunters and competitive shooters.The Friends of NRA fund-raising program was established in October 1992 to raise funds in support of this mission. True to the tradition of the original town meetings, and organized by community volunteers from every walk of life, Friends of NRA events provide participants an opportunity to support the charitable goals of The NRA Foundation and enjoy the comaraderie of other law-abiding gun owners.

Our committee was founded in 1993, right here in Orange County New York. Orange County Friends of NRA is an exciting grassroots fund-raising program that fosters community involvement, raises money and gives 100% of the net proceeds to qualified local, state and national programs.



George J. KyDon



James Ramus

Vice Chairman

Carmen Heictzman


Diana KyDon

Secretary & Donation Coordinator

James Cosenza

Federal Firearms Licensed Dealer



Vicky Heine

Tom & Sarah Padgett

Jennifer De Martin

Robert Rutherford

Joan Heitzman