12/08/2014 1:14 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that the team has partnered with Jaguar Power Sports to hold a toy drive benefitting the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation. The toy drive will culminate with a presentation of donations on Thursday, December 18.

“We are proud to support Toys For Tots in their mission to provide Christmas gifts to children in need,” Sharks Operating Manager Jeff Bouchy said. “We encourage our fans to help us spread holiday cheer throughout our local community by contributing to our toy drive.”

All donated toys must be new and unwrapped. Donations will be collected from now through Wednesday, December 17. Items may be dropped off at the Sharks’ Corporate Headquarters, located at 1000 W. Bay St. in Jacksonville, during normal business hours (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday).

Donations will also be collected at Jaguar Power Sports during the company’s normal hours of operation (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday). Jaguar Power Sports is located at 4680 Blanding Blvd. in Jacksonville.

At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 18, representatives from the United States Marine Corps will join members of the Sharks Front Office, the Attack Dance Team and Chum to present the collected donations to Toys for Tots. The presentation will take place at Jaguar Power Sports.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2015 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $99. To purchase your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire 2014 season. The AFL schedule culminates each season with the ArenaBowl on ESPN.