MIAMI - The Miami Marlins will present a check from the Marlins Foundation to the son of Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Chad Amara on Saturday at Marlins Park.
Ethan Amara suffers from a dangerous form of juvenile diabetes, and is in need of a diabetic alert service dog to monitor his condition 24 hours a day. The cost of the dog is $20,000.
Ethan will start off the game against the Oakland A's with the traditional "Play Ball!" announcement.
Click here to purchase tickets to the Marlins vs. Oakland A's game. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to assist the family with the purchase of the service dog.
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