Guest Server Night at Irish 31

January 23, 2015

Jackson to Serve It Up for Military Families Tampa pub Irish 31 has been very supportive of the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation since the foundation’s inception. Now Vincent will again throw on his apron to serve guests at Irish 31 in Hyde Park to raise money for the foundation and the military families we serve. Put […]

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Vincent Jackson Named Salute to Service Award Finalist

January 23, 2015

Jackson Named One of Two Finalists for Prestigious Award On Wednesday, January 21, the NFL and USAA named Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson and Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen the two finalists for the annual Salute to Service Award. Presented by USAA, the official military appreciation sponsor of the NFL, the award recognizes annually […]

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Jackson Named Bucs’ Man of the Year

January 13, 2015

Jackson Named Bucs’ Man of the Year Original Story: www.buccaneers.com The NFL today announced Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson among the 32 players who have been named their team’s Man of the Year. From granting scholarships to forming foundations promoting literacy, to getting kids active, these players represent the best of the NFL’s […]

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Inaugural Gasparilla Armed Forces Kickball Tournament

January 12, 2015

Inaugural Gasparilla Armed Forces Kickball Tournament Raises Money for Local Charities, including JIA83   On Sat., Feb. 7th, the White Hat Association and the CENTCOM Family Activities Association are partnering to present the first-ever Armed Forces Kickball Tournament as part of the annual Gasparilla festivities in Tampa. Funds raised at the event through sponsorships and […]

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Vincent Jackson Opens up to AOB Regarding Foundation, Charity Work

December 23, 2014

Vincent Jackson Opens up to AOB Regarding Foundation, Charity Work Original Source: www.bensalloutblitz.com Written By: Ben Heck • Front Page, Interviews, NFC South, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson, 31, is just 69 receiving yards away from recording his sixth 1,000-yard season in his 10 NFL seasons (seven with Chargers, […]

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Vincent Jackson Named Buccaneers Man of the Year

December 17, 2014

Vincent Jackson Named Buccaneers Man of the Year For the second consecutive year, Vincent Jackson was voted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Man of the Year, an honor voted on by his teammates. Vincent joins 31 other NFL players selected by their teams who are all now eligible to win the NFL Walter Payton Man of […]

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JIA83 Santa Social

November 11, 2014

On Monday, December 15th, the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation is hosting the Santa Social, presented by River Crossing Group. The event will be held at the Glazer Children’s Museum from 6-8pm. Guests in attendance will take home a photo with Vincent Jackson and Santa Claus, along with crafts made by the kids in our […]

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Bucs vs. Steelers Watch Party

September 10, 2014

EATS! American Grill Hosting Watch Party on Sept. 28 Join us at EATS! American Grill in Riverview for a Buccaneers watch party on Sun., Sept. 28th. Come out and enjoy some great food and drink specials while the Bucs take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Steel City. There will be a raffle for some great […]

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Patreon.com Offers New Way to Support JIA83

September 7, 2014

Become a Patron of the Foundation and Donate Automatically Thanks to a cool new website, fans of both Vincent Jackson and military families have a way to support the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation based on Vincent’s performance on the football field. Patreon.com enables fans to give ongoing support through pledges committed on their website. […]

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Vincent Featured in Purpose 2 Play Interview

July 25, 2014

Vincent Featured in Purpose 2 Play Interview Recently, Vincent was featured in a story on www.Purpose2Play.com, a website dedicated to exposing the positive stories in sports. Purpose 2 Play spoke with Vincent about his upbringing as the son of two military parents, the inspiration behind Vincent and Lindsey’s children’s book Danny Dogtags: Dealing with Deployment. […]

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