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US gunsmith raises money for grade 6 student battling congenital heart defects

Posted: October 21, 2021 at 9:10 a.m. EDT

RICE LAKE, Wisconsin., 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Henry Repeating Arms, one of the nation’s leading firearms manufacturers, donates a set of 65 custom rifles to raise money for the family of an 11-year-old. Sami Bernadzikowski of Elkridge, Maryland, which fights multiple congenital heart defects (CHD). All profits from the fundraising campaign, which should exceed $ 45,000, will be presented to the Bernadzikowski family.

Sami Bernadzikowski of Elkridge, Md., Struggles with several birth defects and is the latest recipient of Guns For Great Causes from Henry Repeating Arms.

Since birth, Sami has undergone five open heart surgeries with at least one more to come later and over thirty cardiac catheterization procedures. In addition to a rare condition called heterotaxis syndrome, where organs are formed abnormally, in the wrong place, or missing completely, Sami is diagnosed with several coronary heart disease, including a single ventricle, pulmonary atresia, stenosis of the pulmonary vein, a transposition of the great vessels, and interatrial communication. In addition, grade 6 treatments require a visit to Boston several times during the year, which adds to the overall cost of his medical expenses.

“She’s been pushed, pushed and cut by doctors her whole life,” says James mcvay, a family friend who brought Sami’s case to the attention of Henry Repeating Arms. “Her normal life is what anyone else would call torture, and she takes it in stride with the rarest complaint.”

“I haven’t seen a photo of Sami yet where she didn’t have a big smile on her face which is amazing once you learn what she’s going through,” said Anthony Imperato, CEO and Founder of Henry Repeating Arms. He continues, “I would like to give Sami and his family a big hug, and I can’t wait to see how quickly these guns sell out thanks to the generosity of the Henry family.”

Over the past two years, Henry’s Guns For Great Causes campaigns have raised more than $ 200,000 for five families, and all the guns sold out within hours of the first announcements.

The “Support 4 Sami” Edition rifles feature an engraved and hand painted design that incorporates Sami’s whimsical, curious and adventurous spirit into every letter of his name. Built on Henry Golden Boy Silver platform, the rifles are chambered in .22 S / L / LR and feature a nickel-plated receiver cover, genuine American walnut stocks and a deep blued steel octagonal barrel. Each rifle in the series has a unique serial number ranging from “01OF65SAMI” to “65OF65SAMI”. Baron Engraving by Trumbull, Connecticut, donated the illustrations and embellishments on the butts.

To learn more about this latest Guns For Great Causes campaign or to make a purchase, visit The auction for the serial number “01OF65SAMI” is available on, article # 913742436. The last rifle in the series, “65OF65SAMI”, is also up for auction, article # 913742797. Both auctions close on November 4.

All firearms purchased through Henry Repeating Arms must be shipped to a licensed firearms dealer. For more information on Henry Repeating Arms and its products, visit or dial 866-200-2354.

About Henry Repetitive Arms:

Henry Repeating Arms is a leading manufacturer of rifles and shotguns in United States and a world leader in the leveraged equity category. The company’s motto is “Made in America, or not made in all,” and its firearms are backed by a lifetime warranty backed by award-winning customer service. The company is also known for its Guns For Great Causes charity program, which focuses on helping families of sick children, children’s hospitals, veterans organizations, Second Amendment groups and organizations. of wildlife conservation. The company currently employs over 550 people and has over 330,000 square feet of manufacturing space in its Wisconsin and New Jersey facilities. The company is named in honor of Benjamin Tyler Henry, who invented and patented the Henry Lever Action Rifle in 1860 – the first practical repeating rifle. The Lever Action Rifle is America’s unique contribution to international firearm design and is one of the most legendary, respected, and sought after rifles in firearm history. Visit Henry Repeating Arms online at, on Facebook at, and @henry_rifles on Instagram.

Henry Repeating Arms Donates 65 Limited Edition Golden Boy Silver Rifles, The Proceeds Of ...
Henry Repeating Arms donates 65 limited edition Golden Boy Silver rifles, the proceeds of which will be donated to Sami’s family to cover medical costs.
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