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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 Safe Gun 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 safe gun 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.

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.

Yakima County – Yakima

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Coastal Farm & Ranch, 2112 S 1st St., Yakima, WA 98903
  • Read the flyer: English, Spanish (PDF)
  • Thank you to our community event sponsors and partners: Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima Health District, Heritage University, Safe Yakima Valley, Lock-It-Up and Coastal Farm & Ranch.

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