Third Annual Youth In Action Camp

July 27, 2015

On Saturday, June 19, Vincent hosted 100 military kids at One Buc Place for his Third Annual Youth In Action Camp. The one-day camp held for kids ages six to 12, included games and activities on the practice fields, lunch in the team dining room, and, of course, encouraging words from Vincent about the challenges of growing up […]

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Second Annual Military Moms Baby Shower

July 27, 2015

On Sunday, July 19, Lindsey and Vincent welcomed 40 expecting or recently delivered military moms to Pepin Centre for the Second Annual Military Moms Baby Shower. Themed as an afternoon tea, the moms were invited to receive bundles of items to help them care for their newborn. Moms were either active duty or the spouse/partner of active […]

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Military Resource & Employment Symposium

July 27, 2015

Military Resource & Employment Symposium The Jackson in Action 83 Foundation plans to host the inaugural Military Resource & Employment Symposium on November 7, 2015 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. As an increasing number of service men and women separate and transition out of the military, there becomes a greater need for employment and supportive […]

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Foundation Featured on Game Changers with Kevin Frazier

May 6, 2015

Vincent Jackson is a Game Changer for Military Families Game Changers, a nationally syndicated television show on CBS, recently featured Vincent Jackson and the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation. During the segment, the show highlighted some of the many programs for military children and families that the foundation carries out every year. Two local military […]

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Guest Server Night at Irish 31

March 4, 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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Salute to Scholars Applications Now Available

March 3, 2015

Salute to Scholars Applications Now Available The Jackson in Action 83 Foundation has launched its 2015 Salute to Scholars application cycle. The program awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to a graduating senior who is the dependent of an active duty, retired, or deceased member of the military. Applicants must be 2015 high school graduates who hold […]

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Vincent Jackson Named Grand Marshal of the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix

March 1, 2015

Vincent Jackson Named Grand Marshal of the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix When the competitors are lined up ready to kick off this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series at the 11th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, it will be Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson who gives the call, “Drivers, start your engines!” As Grand Marshal of […]

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Inaugural Gasparilla Armed Forces Kickball Tournament

February 7, 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 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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