Jacksonville Sharks Team Up with McPherson 5 Foundation

06/23/2018 6:29 AM -

JACKSONVILLE- The McPherson 5 Foundation, the official foundation of the Jacksonville Sharks’ quarterback Adrian McPherson, is teaming up with the Sharks to benefit the youth of the community through empowering them through academics, character, service, careers, and sports. The Sharks and the McPherson 5 Foundation will release “Bite Down” playoff shirts at the Sharks game this Saturday. All proceeds will be divided between the McPherson 5 Foundation and the Jacksonville’s Sharks charity of choice The Veterans Ticket Foundation.

The team chose "Bite Down" as the official Motto for the 2018 Jacksonville Sharks championship run. The "Bite Down" t-shirts will be available for at the merchandise stand for the rest of the season and on  

To support the McPherson 5 Foundation and Vettix, be sure to attend the game on Saturday for Halloween in June when the Jacksonville Sharks take on the Maine Mammoths, June 23, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Doors open for season ticket holders at 5:30 pm, then to the general public at 6:00 pm. For information on getting tickets, please visit,, call the ticket office at 904-621-0700 or visit the arena box office on Saturday evening.

About the McPherson 5 Foundation

The McPherson 5 Foundation provides and develops programs for underserved children and low-income families who have limited resources and face severe challenges that hinder the achievement of their dreams. The foundation's programs address the educational and socioeconomic hardships of children and families living in underserved communities. Through developmental, educational, leadership and resource programs, McPherson 5 Foundation inspires youth to pursue their goals by equipping them with the tools to excel academically, socially, and professionally; enabling them to become productive citizens and community leaders.  Go to to learn more about the foundation.

About the Veteran Ticket Foundation

Vet Tix* provides tickets to events which reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, build life-long memories and encourage service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities and American life. We support our troops by honoring their service and providing positive family and life experiences, during and after their years of service to our country.  Vet Tix provides tickets to all branches of currently-serving Military and Veterans, including immediate family of troops KIA. Vet Tix secures tickets to sporting events, concerts, performing arts, educational and family activities across the nation. VetTixers sign up online. We verify their service. VetTixers request tickets to events that interest them, then pay a small delivery fee to receive their free tickets.

*Vet Tix is a 95% charity.

About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions and play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2018 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $75. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at