ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Orlando's professional sports teams are showing an unprecedented display of unity in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub.
In a combined effort, the NBA’s Orlando Magic, MLS’s Orlando City, NWSL’s Orlando Pride, ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears and AFL’s Orlando Predators are joining forces with the City of Orlando to show everyone they are #OrlandoUnited.
The Magic, Lions and Pride, Solar Bears and Predators will be selling t-shirts emblazoned with the slogan “#OrlandoUnited.” Net proceeds will be donated to the City of Orlando’s OneOrlando Fund, to support those impacted by the June 12 terror attack.
“Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to those personally affected by the loss of loved ones following this weekend’s tragedy of hate in Orlando,” said Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. “We are proud to join with our fellow professional sports teams to assist those impacted by this tragedy and we will continue to be in contact with the City of Orlando, Red Cross, and our partner agencies such as the Zebra Coalition to provide assistance in our community.”
The Orlando Magic committed $100,000 to the OneOrlando Fund on Monday.
The black, blue and purple t-shirts ($22 in adult sizes, $18 in youth sizes) will be available at these locations and dates: