FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Patriots fans will be rooting for multiple touchdown drives at Gillette Stadium this Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Prior to the game, the team and WBZ-TV will be counting on fans to support another important drive, the annual holiday toy drive, benefitting children in need this holiday season.
Fans are encouraged to bring new and unwrapped toy donations to the collection bins outside the entry gates at Gillette Stadium or to the Patriots Pro Shop prior to the game. The Patriots Foundation will donate the collected toys to children in need at upcoming holiday charitable events. Toys will serve children ranging from newborn to 18 years old.
Suggested items to donate*:
- Action figures and dolls
- Art supplies (markers, washable paints, colored pencils and drawing pads, etc.)
- Board games
- Books and educational toys
- Building toys (blocks, etc.)
- Footballs, soccer balls and assorted sporting goods
- Jewelry kits
- Musical toys
- New teddy bears/stuffed animals
- School supplies
- Toy cars and trucks
- Winter clothing (gloves, hats, jackets and mittens)
*Toy donations must be new and unwrapped.
The toy bins are currently located in the entrances to the Patriots Pro Shop, the Patriots Hall of Fame presented by Raytheon, Brigham Health and Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care (20 & 22 Patriot Place) and Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston. All toys will be collected through Tuesday, Dec. 18. To learn more about the holiday toy drive, visit http://www.patriots.com/community/collection-drives.