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Fire Arena Football Raises $3,300 For Special Olympics

July 17, 2007 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Louisville Fire News Release

The Louisville Fire Arena Football team did more than just win a must win game on Saturday over Quad City. The team auctioned off their special edition red jersey's after the game to benefit Special Olympics Team USA's trip to the World Games in China.

The Fire's red jerseys, donated by Shively Sporting Goods, Texas Roadhouse and Fort Locks Self Storage, raised $3,300 for Special Olympics. Every one of the 19 jersey's sold for at least $100 with Fire defensive back Nate Green pulling in $500 for jersey number four. Fire quarterback Joel Steele, wide receiver Tiger Jones and kicker Dave Hendrix each sold for over $300.

The Fire is on the road this week battling to keep the top spot in the division against Green Bay. Join the Fire back in Freedom Hall on July 28 as they battle the Tennessee Valley Vipers. The Fire continue to show support for local charities encouraging fans to bring new unwrapped toys in exchange for a free ticket to the game benefiting "Toys for Tots."

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