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Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network

The Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network and Seattle Children’s work together to provide you with information, resources and the opportunity to connect with others around the state of Washington on firearm tragedy prevention efforts. Network meetings take place twice a year and are open to anyone interested in helping prevent firearm tragedies.

Learn more about the network and how you can get involved.

Free Firearm Storage Giveaway Events

Seattle Children’s is committed to preventing firearm tragedies and to the safety of kids, families and communities. Safe storage of firearms can greatly reduce injury and death caused by a firearm.

Join us at an upcoming firearm storage giveaway event. Come learn about the importance of safe gun storage and get a free lock box or trigger lock, with hands-on training on proper use.

Due to the uncertain and ever-changing nature of COVID-19, some giveaway events have been postponed. The events on this page are up-to-date, and we will continue making edits as we learn more.

2020 firearm storage giveaway events:

Postponed until further notice: Kennewick, WA

Saturday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jefferson County Public Health, 615 Sheridan St, Port Townsend, WA

Sunday, Sept. 13, 12 to 3 p.m., Community Medical Center, 2827 Fort Missoula Rd, Missoula, MT

Supplies are limited. First come, first served. One free lock box or trigger lock per person (maximum two items per household). Must be present to receive free item. Recipient must be 18 or older. No ID required.

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