SALT LAKE CITY, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arena Football League (AFL) has partnered with Children's Miracle Network to help save and improve the lives of children at children's hospitals throughout the United States. The AFL has designated May 27 - June 9 of the 2008 regular season as AFL Children's Miracle Network Celebration.
The objective of AFL Children's Miracle Network Celebration is to generate awareness and raise funds for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. There are many activities planned for "Celebration" games including: player and dance team hospital visits, in-arena recognition and celebration of the children helped by Children's Miracle Network hospitals, Children's Miracle Network player uniform and merchandise auctions, autographed Celebration-branded, game-used footballs and special priced tickets with a portion of the proceeds going to Children's Miracle Network hospitals.
Contact your local Arena Football League team or go to http://www.arenafootball.com for further details and information.
About Children's Miracle Network
Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children's hospitals. Each year the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals provide the finest medical care, life-saving research and preventative education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind. To learn more go to http://www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org.
About Arena Football League
Often recognized as one of the nation's most affordable and fan-friendly sports leagues, the Arena Football League began its 22nd season in March with 17 teams. It enters its second year of a five-year agreement with ESPN. On the strength of its Mission Statement and Fans' Bill of Rights, the AFL is the second-longest running football league in U.S. history.
|SOURCE Children's Miracle Network|
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