NRA Endowment Membership

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  1. Freedom1911

    Freedom1911 Active Member

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    Hi.
    I am a life member of the NRA and was looking at some mail about upgrading my Life Membership to an Endowment Membership.

    My question is. What is and Endowment Membership? I have looked on the NRA sight for an explanation of this but can not find one. I am fairly bad at finding things on web sights.
     


  2. biglucky

    biglucky Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    It is a good reason for you to donate another 500 bucks or so to the NRA. Plus if you go to the NRA convention you get a different color ribbon to hang off your badge.

    BTW I am an endowment member and if I travel to Charlotte for the convention this year I will probably upgrade to Patron (I think that is next).
     
  3. DCortez

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    I just received a offer to buy a life time membership for $500. Seriously thinking about it.

    To answer the OP's question, I don't know.
     
  4. TexasRedneck

    TexasRedneck 1911 Nut Lifetime Member

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    Go for it, DC...or any other gun-rights group. Some like one better'n another. I don't care WHICH one someone belongs to - but if they ain't a member of one or another, then they got NO do in the gun rights fight, and are lettin' the rest of us do their fightin' for 'em.
    Jest mah .02 worth.
     
  5. Freedom1911

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    Ok But what is it. What is the difference. I know a life member is a member for life. What is the endowment membership. What does it mean. Is it worth while? I get that part. And while I don't really have the money for it right now I might find it some place if I knew what the difference was.
     
  6. Freedom1911

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    Patron?
     
  7. lonestar

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    Unless i'm mistaken are they not all the same after life? Patron all those are just the priveledge to say your "this or that" type.
     
  8. TexasRedneck

    TexasRedneck 1911 Nut Lifetime Member

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    When it comes right down to it, it's a "prestige" thing. You gave more $$$. Which is fine - beats 'em just sayin' "thanks!"
     
  9. biglucky

    biglucky Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    This is pretty much it. There are 3 "prestige" levels of life membership beyond regular life. You pretty much step up to them unless you want to write one big check and get to the top.

    This is from the NRA's membership site....

    Hope this helps
     
  10. TexasRedneck

    TexasRedneck 1911 Nut Lifetime Member

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    Having said it, I just sent in my "Endowment" paperwork earlier this year. It takes $$$ to continue the fight, so I figger it's worth it to me, at least.
     

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