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Bridge Over Troubled Waters Annual Gala
Patriots chairman and CEO Robert Kraft attends the annual Bridge Over Troubled Waters event in partnership with the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America. Bridge Over Troubled Water provides housing and much needed services for homeless, rum away teens and at risk young adults.
Photos: Patriots Foundation and Goodwill host Thanksgiving in a Basket
The New England Patriots Foundation and Goodwill teamed up for the 30th consecutive year to distribute 200 Thanksgiving-themed baskets to families in need at the Goodwill headquarters in Boston on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. Robert Kraft, Patriots alumni and players, including David Andrews, Joe Cardona and Ezekiel Elliott, and others, personally delivered the baskets to families' cars.
Photos: Patriots Foundations hosts Coats 4 Vets
The Patriots Foundation invited police officers from cities and towns across Massachusetts and Rhode Island to drive to Gillette Stadium to pick up buckets filled with a coat, snacks, and other essential items to be delivered to areas in the state where there is a high need homeless veteran population on Thursday, Nov. 16. Volunteers were joined by Robert Kraft and Josh Kraft to help distribute 5,000 buckets to the officers.
Photos: Patriots Foundation hosts Operation Shower
Nonprofit Operation Shower joined PepsiCo and the Patriots Foundation to provide a day of joy by hosting a group baby shower for military moms and moms-to-be on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The moms are the spouses of active duty or deployed members of local military bases, and in some cases, are active duty themselves. Patriots players Joe Cardona, Deatrich Wise, David Andrews, Azizi Hearn, Lawrence Guy, and Calvin Munson also made an appearance.
Photos: Patriots Visit Ramstein Air Force Base
On Veterans day the Patriots Cheerleaders, Pat Patriot and Vince Wilfork visited Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany.
Photos: Patriots Foundation host Girls' Flag Football Field Day
The New England Patriots Foundation, Bridgestone, and Play Like a Girl! hosted Girls' Flag Football Field Day at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Local, young women were joined by Patriots player Jonathan Jones and members of the Boston Renegades who helped run flag football drills. The Patriots will partner with Bridgestone and PLAG during the 2023-24 season to open doors for young women to pursue their Girls' Flag ambitions while learning the necessary skills that will serve them in their future.
Photos: Patriots play pickleball with Massachusetts National Guard
Service members of the Massachusetts National Guard played pickleball with current and former Patriots players as part of Salute to Service month at the Kingsbury Club in Medfield on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The service members were joined by Shaun Wade, Bryce Baringer, Chad Ryland, Cole Strange, Myles Bryant, Jahlani Tavai, Azizi Hearn, Will Bradley-King, Breon Borders, Dante Scarnecchia, Rick Cash and Pat Patriot.
Photos: Patriots Foundation visits pediatric patients at Shriners Children's Hospital in Boston
The Patriots Foundation and players visited pediatric patients and their families at Shriners Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Children received Halloween gift bags, and spent time doing arts and crafts and playing games with players Matt Sokol, Chad Ryland, Vederian Lowe, Matt Judon, Chris Board and Calvin Munson.
Photos: Patriots and Revolution host Halloween party for pediatric cancer patients
To conclude the Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer initiative, the Kraft Family, the Patriots Foundation and the Revolution Foundation hosted pediatric cancer patients and their families at Gillette Stadium for a Halloween party on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023. Several Patriots players took part in the space-themed party, including Mac Jones, Hunter Henry, David Andrews, Mike Gesicki, Brenden Schooler, Matthew Slater, Chad Ryland, Bryce Baringer, Myles Bryant, Calvin Munson, Cody Davis and Kody Russey.
Photos: Deatrich Wise Jr. Holds 4th Annual Block Party
Deatrich Wise Jr. held his fourth annual block party with the Josh Kraft Teen Center in Mattapan on Saturday, Oct. 21.
Photos: Lawrence & Andrea Guy host third-annual baby shower bash
Patriots defensive lineman Lawrence Guy and his wife, Andrea, hosted their third-annual baby shower bash, presented by the Lawrence Guy Family Foundation, at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. The event served underprivileged mothers to-be, who altogether received over $60,000 worth of products, including baby clothes, diapers, strollers, car seats, cribs and other essential items.
Photos: Rob Gronkowski makes a wish come true
Former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was back in town to grant a Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island for 14-year-old Florida resident and cancer survivor Joseph "Jake" Drake on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023. Gronkowski met Jake and his family at Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Patriot Place, where they bowled, played games and got to know each other. Jake will back at the stadium on Sunday, where he'll have a VIP gameday experience including being only the third-ever "Keeper of the Light," ringing the bell atop the new lighthouse in the end zone ahead of kickoff.
Photos: Patriots Foundation hosts Day of Pampering
The Patriots Foundation invited eighteen cancer survivors to Gillette Stadium for a day of pampering as part of the NFL's Crucial Catch Campaign on October 3, 2023. The day involved candle and jewelry making, manicures, facials, massages, and a visit to the field. The survivors are currently receiving treatment at Mass General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and surrounding areas. They were joined by Patriots players David Andrews and Shaun Wade, as well as by Patriots Hall of Famer Andre Tippett. The survivors were also surprised by Robert Kraft with tickets to the Patriots home game on October 8.