Orlando Predators, Magic, Orlando City, Pride and Solar Bears join forces for #OrlandoUnited
Tuesday June 14, 2016
Local sports teams come together after tragedy
ORLANDO – June 14, 2016 – In a combined effort, the AFL’s Orlando Predators, NBA’s Orlando Magic, MLS’s Orlando City, NWSL’s Orlando Pride and ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears are joining forces with the City of Orlando to show everyone that we are #OrlandoUnited.
The Predators, Magic, Lions, Pride and Solar Bears will be selling t-shirts emblazoned with the slogan “#OrlandoUnited.” Net proceeds will be donated to the City of Orlando’s OneOrlando Fund – OneOrlando.org - to support those impacted by the June 12 terror attack. The black, blue and purple t-shirts ($22 in adult sizes, $18 in youth sizes) will be available starting Thursday, June 16 at the Orlando Magic Team Shop at Amway Center, at a pop-up store at Wall Street Plaza (Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17), at the Orlando Solar Bears offices (2200 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, FL 32751) and their online shop (http://store.orlandosolarbearshockey.com) on Friday, June 17, at Camping World Stadium during the MLS game between Orlando City and San Jose on Saturday, June 18, and at Amway Center during the AFL game between the Predators and Tampa Bay on Friday, June 24.
“We are proud to unite with our fellow local sports teams to provide support to those personally affected by this unimaginable tragedy,” said Orlando Predators President Jared Saft. “In the face of such senseless devastation, the Orlando community will be defined by its strength and unity. Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this weekend’s events and we will continue to provide assistance in any way that we can."
ABOUT THE ORLANDO PREDATORS
The Orlando Predators celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2016 as Central Florida’s most exciting and innovative professional sports franchise. Proud members of the Arena Football League, the Predators have achieved unprecedented success on the field. Orlando has advanced to the AFL playoffs a league-leading 22 times in their history while securing seven conference championships, including two ArenaBowl Championship victories in 1998 and 2000.