The Jacksonville Jaguars confirmed on Tuesday that the team’s home opener against the Tennessee Titans will be played Sunday at 1 pm at EverBank Field, as scheduled.
The team and owner Shad Khan will also make a $1 million donation to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund as well as give away 5,000 tickets to first responders and members of the community affected by Hurricane Irma.
Sunday's game staying in Jacksonville and be played as planned. pic.twitter.com/pw5zb9cIlz— #Sacksonville (@Jaguars) September 12, 2017
We’re donating 5,000 tickets to first responders and residents.— #Sacksonville (@Jaguars) September 12, 2017
You can register by clicking below.https://t.co/ULXsLfccQa
The Jaguars will distribute a portion of the allotment to organizations representing first responders, volunteers, and organizations like the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, JEA, Beaches Electric, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way, Florida National Guard, and similar organizations.
The remaining allotment will be distributed to residents who have been impacted and perhaps experiencing hardships in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
Jacksonville residents can apply for the donated tickets via the Jaguars’ Hurricane Irma Relief Ticket Offer and recipients will be randomly selected.
The process for registration and distribution for the tickets to Sunday’s game will be available at www.jaguars.com/jaxasone.