Group assembles more than 10K 'hero bracelets'

Bracelets sent to troops to show appreciation

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Jessica and fellow classmates are hoping to make 10,000 FriendlyBands to ship off to troops on July 1 as a symbol of their appreciation.

Jessica founded FriendlyBands three years when she was just 8 years old. Now, she has created a campaign called Friendly Bands Across America to share love and appreciation for our troops and to rediscover what the Fourth of July is all about.

With the help of family, friends, the community and business partners, Jessica and her friends hope to have 10,000 themed "hero bracelets" to send to troops across the U.S. and overseas by July 1.

Click here to donate to Friendly Bands Across America.

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