October 3rd, 2008

Glock Donates $150K to Warrior Foundation

Spec Ops Warrior FoundationGLOCK, Inc. will donate $150,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) and the Young Marines at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting on October 7th in Washington, DC. This will be the third consecutive year that GLOCK, Inc. will contribute money to organizations that provide assistance to armed service personnel, their survivors, or family members.

The SOWF’s mission has been to provide college education to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel killed in combat or training. Currently there are more than 700 children in the foundation’s program and 120 students enrolled in colleges and universities across the country. The Warrior Foundation also provides immediate financial assistance to special operations personnel severely wounded in the war against terrorism. SOWF has been in operation for 28 years and has been awarded a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for the second consecutive year.

GLOCK Inc. will donate a total of $200,000 to charities in 2008 which will include the SOWF, Young Marines and the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) Charity. The COPS donation will be made at the IACP (International Assoc. of Chiefs of Police) Conference in San Diego.

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