Avenu Rallies To Sponsor ‘Shootout for Soldiers’

Multi-city Lacrosse Event To Raise Funds for Military Veterans

HERNDON, Va., June 14, 2018 — Aware of the needs of U.S. veterans through its role with local governments and their communities, Avenu is proud to sponsor the inaugural Shootout for Soldiers event in Washington, D.C. Comprised of 24 one-hour games of lacrosse played by community members and military veterans, the event will attract 100,000 fans this year across the country.

The event will be held on June 23 and 24, 2018 at Long Bridge Park in Arlington, Virginia and funds raised will benefit the Yellow Ribbon Fund and Operation Renewed Hope Foundation. The Yellow Ribbon Fund provides support to injured veterans and the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation who provides housing and supportive services to homeless veterans.

About Shootout for Soldiers

Shootout for Soldiers started in 2012 with a mission of using lacrosse as a platform to support veterans. To date the organization has raised $2.5 million for financial, physical and emotional support to U.S. soldiers. To learn more, please visit www.shootoutforsoldiers.com or follow @SFSLacrosse on Twitter and @Shootoutforsoldiers on Instagram.