Homes for Our Troops Fundraiser in Jacksonville
This year is flying by, and before you know it, it’s going to be Thanksgiving, so why not start celebrating now? Afterall, you don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to show your thanks. On November 1st, Sanders Ford is hosting an event that is serving as a Homes for Our Troops fundraiser in Jacksonville. Sanders Ford participates in many fundraisers each year and this is another way you can come help Jacksonville community. This event is called the Pig Pickin and Fish Fry and as you can guess, there’s going to be some great food. There will also be other activities throughout the day including a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and a concert!
The Pig Pickin and Fish Fry will take place on November 1st from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be plenty of BBQ Pig and Fish Fry at only $10 a plate. Food will be ready right at 11 AM and will be served throughout the event. Once you have filled your plate with some delicious food, you can head on over to the Solid Ground Band concert that will play from 1-2:30. If you haven’t heard of the Solid Ground Band concert, it is a band that plays a mix of classic rock, southern rock and country. There is also going to be a raffle for a variety of firearms including a DPMS Sweet 16 and 16” bull barrel AR-15. Tickets for the raffle are $5 and can be purchased leading up to or at the event. The drawing will take place at 3 p.m. so make sure you buy your tickets before then!
All of the proceeds with benefit Homes for Our Troops, an organization that funds the building of specifically adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. These homes help restore some of the freedom and independence of Veterans around our nation. So far this organization has built over 168 specially adapted homes nationwide. This is an organization that Sanders Ford proudly supports.
Sanders Ford is having a busy fundraising season this fall. If you want to help out, come to the Chili Cook Off on Oct. 31st and the Pig Pickin and Fish Fry on Nov. 1st. Not only will you be helping some great causes, but you will also be getting some delicious food. While you’re at Sanders Ford, you can also catch up on what’s new at the dealership. Schedule a test drive or get information on community events in the Jacksonville area!