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Canada – -( It’s easy for a gun club to feel separate from the society in which it operates. It’s also an easy trap to avoid. Our most successful gun clubs weave themselves into the fabric of their communities and involve them in all aspects of the life and work of the club.

Here are a few of the ways successful gun clubs participate in and give back to their communities.

Fundraise to support a local charity

The Lambton Sportsman's Club hosts an annual fundraising event for The Inn of the Good Shepherd, a local charity founded in 1981 to “provide services with dignity to those who are in need of food, shelter and other essentials.”

In addition to the $25 ticket price for the fundraiser, participants are encouraged to bring “comfort” donations, such as soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, diapers and baby wipes.

This year’s event, a sunset cruise on the Duc d'Orleans, is on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Contact Caron Ball at 519-862-2641 for tickets.

Support your local food bank

The Saskatoon Wildlife Federation hosts a “Hunt for Hunger” every year. Hunters donate some or all of their harvest. Club volunteers and community partners grind and package the meat and distribute it through the Saskatoon Food Bank.

Support your local Christmas Bureau

DVC Ventures, a beautiful indoor shooting facility in Port Coquitlam, B.C., hosts an annual Christmas fundraising event for children. Every year, they donate thousands of dollars of toys to support low-income families in the greater Vancouver area.

Fundraise to support cancer research

The Barrie Gun Club hosts an annual “Shoot for a Cure” fundraising event. For $40, participants can shoot handguns, shotguns & AR platform rifles under the

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