The C.O.P.S. organization is dedicated to supporting friends and families of Law Enforcement officers. With 15,000 members C.O.P.S. provides services to both departments and families dealing with the grief caused after the loss of an officer. The nonprofit organization supports families with scholarships, child and teen camps, counseling and programs designed for spouses and parents.
Across the country in Washington, D.C. at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exhibits GLOCK, Inc. donated $100K to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) and $50K to the Young Marines. On Tuesday October 6th for the fourth consecutive year GLOCK, Inc. contributed to organizations that provide assistance to Military leaders of the past, present, and future.
The Young Marines is a nonprofit youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages eight through completion of high school. “GLOCK understands the value of investing in the future of this great country through its commitment in helping the Young Marines in achieving their mission of ‘Strengthening the lives of America’s youth,’ and GLOCK, Inc. has generously done so for the course of the last four years with donations and sponsorships totaling over $156,000 overall,” explained Mike Kessler, National Executive Director of the Young Marines of the Marine Corps League.
The SOWF’s mission is to provide college education to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations personnel killed in combat or training. Additionally, SOWF provides immediate financial assistance to Special Operations personnel severely wounded in the war against terrorism.