DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Broncos partnered with RAWtools this weekend as part of a regional effort to get guns off the streets and reduce crime.
A Broncos spokesperson said 189 guns were redeemed at the event.
RAWtools is a gun violence prevention organization that takes guns, deactivates them and turns them into garden tools, to be used in community gardens.
Sellers were offered $50 to $250, depending on the type of gun.
There will be other upcoming gun buyback events:
- Saturday, April 9 Aurora Work Center with Mosaic Church
- Saturday May 21 Platt Park Church
- Saturday June 11 * Christian Heritage Center
- Saturday July 16 to be determined
- Saturday, August 20 Living Water Christian Center Church
- Saturday September 17 to be determined
- Saturday, October 15 Colorado Community Church
*(National Gun Buyback Day)
For information on pay rates and additional event locations, visit rawtools.org.
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