LaAdrian Waddle reads at The Hall
Patriots OL LaAdrian Waddle and his wife, Shelby, spoke to students about the importance of reading, and read them "The Magician’s Hat" followed by "Let’s Go Patriots" at The Hall at Patriot Place on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Waddle also signed books and team photos for the children, who received both as a gift.
Julian Edelman makes a wish come true
Tommy, a nine-year old from Pembroke, Mass., had his wish come true when he met Patriots WR Julian Edelman at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Edelman gave Tommy a tour of the stadium, played Madden with him and autographed a football. Tommy also met Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who presented the boy with a gift bag and a #1 Patriots jersey.
Patriots host 25th annual Children's Holiday Party
The New England Patriots Foundation hosted its 25th annual Children’s Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Gillette Stadium. Approximately 250 children in need from the Salvation Army and community centers throughout New England were in attendance for a night of food, holiday-themed games, presents and a visit from Santa Claus. The children also met and interacted with several Patriots players.
My Cause My Cleats photos
Presenting 'My Cause My Cleats' photos which the Patriots will wear during their Week 13 match-up vs. the Minnesota Vikings. The cleats help raise awareness for different causes in the community.
Patriots donate Thanksgiving baskets to those in need for 25th straight year
For the 25th consecutive year, the Patriots teamed up with Stop & Shop and Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries to provide 220 complete Thanksgiving meals to families in need at the Goodwill headquarters in Boston on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Robert Kraft was joined by several Patriots players, including David Andrews, Kyle Van Noy and Stephen Gostkowski, to help distribute the baskets during the charitable event.
Patriots honor Vietnam Veterans with pinning ceremony and moving wall
The Kraft family and the New England Patriots joined forces with the Vietnam War Commemoration to host the second Pinning ceremony to honor service men and women from the Vietnam War at Gillette Stadium on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Afterward, they moved outside for a wreath laying at the moving Vietnam wall, which has attracted many visitors since being erected on Thursday.
Patriots host Halloween party for pediatric cancer patients
Patriots players Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty, David Andrews, Danny Shelton, Derek Rivers, Geneo Grissom and Eric Smith dressed up as Disney characters and helped host a Halloween party for pediatric cancer patients at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Hightower helps donate Campbell's soup to Providence school
Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower and the New England Patriots Foundation teamed up with Campbell’s Soup and donated 350 cans of soup to Webster Elementary School in Providence, R.I. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Hightower spoke about the importance of healthy eating and exercise, and guided students through exercise stations.
Patriots host a day of pampering for cancer survivors
As part of the Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer campaign, 14 cancer survivors were invited to a “Patriots Day of Pampering” at Gillette Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The 14 survivors were treated to manicures, massages and relaxation yoga, and were given tickets to Sunday's Patriots-Chiefs game by Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The women also met Patriots players James White, Devin McCourty, Matthew Slater, David Andrews and Joe Cardona.
Patriots host anti-violence summit at Gillette Stadium
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, Robert Kraft and the Patriots hosted a leadership summit for high school and middle school students participating in Game Change: the Patriots Anti-Violence Partnership. In collaboration with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, this program has provided training to thousands of students and teachers at more than 120 high school and middle schools across the state. As part of domestic violence awareness month, hundreds of students and teachers attended the summit at Gillette Stadium to discuss best practices for teaching their peers about recognizing the signs of an unhealthy relationship. Kraft and Healey spoke at the summit and recognized Game Change teams and exceptional student leaders for their support of the program.
Fans flock to new Nike RKK Flyknit sneakers
Fans lined up outside the Patriots ProShop as early as 9 p.m. last night to purchase the new Nike RKK Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit sneakers. The fans were greeted by Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who autographed the shoes. All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.
Robert Kraft and Patriots wives serve lunch to women in need
On Oct. 1, Kraft joined the Patriots Women’s Association consisting of wives and significant others of Patriots players, coaches and staff for a special visit to The Women’s Lunch Place in Boston. The special guests prepared and served lunch for women experiencing homelessness. They also delivered personal care products, participated in arts and crafts projects and presented The Women’s Lunch Place with a $35,000 donation.
Patriots make donation to Central High Football Team
Hall of Famer Andre Tippett visited the Central High School football team in Providence RI on Wednesday, Sept 26, 2018 to make a $10,000 donation on behalf of the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Foundation. This donation will assist the team in purchasing new helmets and football equipment for their program. Tippett also delivered motivational words to the team.