FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (May 3, 2011) - After being greeted at Gillette Stadium, traveling on the team plane, checking into the team hotel and a VIP welcome, all before going to a Patriots game, you might think - this is no average road trip.
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation will reward one lucky Patriots fan as part of the "Ultimate Patriots Road Trip Raffle" which launches today, Tuesday, May 3 and runs through Oct. 17, 2011.
Fans can purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win the Grand Prize of airfare and hotel accommodations for two, transportation to the game and two tickets to watch the game. They will also receive VIP Pregame Field Passes, dinner, gift bags and more. Three additional prizes will be awarded which include two tickets and VIP Pregame Field Passes to a 2011 Patriots home game, an autographed jersey and football.
Tickets are now on sale for $25 each, or five for $100, with all proceeds benefiting the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation which aims to support charitable and philanthropic agencies throughout New England. Tickets can be purchased on www.patriots.com/community and at community events, including patriots training camp and Patriots home games leading up to the drawing on Oct. 17.
Winners must be 18 years of age. The Grand Prize winner must provide transportation to and from Gillette Stadium to participate in the trip. The drawing will be held and winners will be contacted on Monday, Oct. 17. For a full list of contest rules or to purchase a ticket visit www.patriots.com/community.
About the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation is the nonprofit organization established by the Kraft family in 1994 to support charitable and philanthropic agencies throughout New England. This support comes in the form of direct grants and the donation of signed memorabilia to charitable causes, as well as from Patriots players who offer their direct support by appearing at charity functions throughout the year. The foundation's primary goal is to support programs that aid the youth and families of the New England region by assisting programs that foster cultural diversity, education, family and health. The foundation has taken special interest in youth programs that encourage education, creativity and development of character. For more information about the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, please visit www.patriots.com/community.