Jacksonville Sharks honor military at home game

Arena football team raises money for the Armed Forces Families Foundation

By Tarik Minor - Anchor, I-TEAM reporter
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The Arena Bowl XXIV Champion Jacksonville Sharks are honoring the men and women who serve in the military in a special way at Saturday night's game.

"For the third consecutive year, the Sharks will wear a unique camouflage jersey design and they will hold a post game auction for every players jersey. All proceeds generated by the auction will be donated to the Armed Forces Families Foundation (AFFF), which funds and develops infrastructure projects to help local military families," said Thaddeus Foster from the AFFF.

 Last year, fans helped raise over $31,000 for the Armed Forces Families Foundation.

"Our Military Appreciation Night initiatives include a postgame auction of our game-worn camouflage jerseys. The Attack Dance team military posters will be available in exchange for a donation. Military t-shirts are available as well as buy one get one free tickets for all military personnel and their families. Simply present your military ID at the arena box office to take advantage of this offer," said Foster.

Kickoff tonight is at 7pm. The Sharks are facing off against the San Jose Saber Cats.

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