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Malcolm Mitchell promotes the importance of reading
The Patriots wide receiver took part in the TADpole 10 Summer Series on Boston Common to share his passion for reading. He spoke to hundreds of children, read to them and provided each child with a copy of his book, "The Magician's Hat."
Patriots Distribute 200 Thanksgiving Baskets to Goodwill Families
For the 27th consecutive year, the Patriots teamed up with Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries to provide 200 complete Thanksgiving meals to families in need at the Goodwill headquarters in Boston on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Josh Kraft, Andre Tippett, and Pat Patriot and Cheer were on site to help put baskets into recipients cars as they drove up.
Photos: Patriots Foundation & Gulf Oil Distribute 42K meals to local veterans in need
Earlier today, the Patriots Foundation teamed up with Gulf Oil to distribute over 42,000 meals to veterans in need from Gillette Stadium. As part of the donation, Gulf donated over $10,000 in Gulf Oil gas gift cards to our veterans in an effort to support and thank them for their service.
Hospital patients receive special message from Patriots players, receive New Era Crucial Catch hats
In honor of Crucial Catch month, New England Patriot players Deatrich Wise and Adam Butler sent video messages to patients at various New England hospitals. These special messages were shared via the staffs' mobile devices to patients who are undergoing cancer treatment. Deatrich and Adam wanted to let patients know the Patriots organization is thinking of them and sent along words of encouragement. The patients also received New Era Patriots Crucial Catch hats.
Celebrating Crucial Catch Month with Gift Basket Deliveries and Rolling Rally
The Kraft family and Patriots Foundation worked closely with Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana Farber to surprise six female cancer patients currently undergoing treatment by delivering Patriots Thinking of You gift baskets and floral arrangements that included a variety of Patriots themed gifts including customized #1 jerseys, Patriots masks, New Era Crucial Catch caps and more.
In addition, on Sunday, October 18th, in an effort to keep participants safe, the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Boston event featured 250 cars in a rolling rally at Gillette Stadium.
Photos: Patriots Host Second Soup-R Bowl at Gillette Stadium
The Patriots and Revolution teamed up with the Massachusetts Military Support Foundation to host a second Soup R Bowl event at Gillette Stadium on Friday, June 12, 2020. The food packages were distributed just in time for Father's Day and Flag Day, and included summer BBQ essentials including hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls, chips, soup, crackers, fresh fruit and more. The Soup R Bowl, an extension of the Food4Vets program, was made possible thanks to the work of many volunteers, including former Patriots player Roland James and former offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia.
Photos: Patriots plant 2,500 American flags at Gillette Stadium
Paying tribute to our fallen heroes during Memorial Day weekend, local volunteers helped plant more than 2,500 American flags in a flag garden at Patriot Place just outside of Gillette Stadium on Thursday, May 21, 2020. The effort, done in conjunction with the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, honors all of the men and women from Foxborough that have lost their lives defending our country since the Revolutionary War. Located in Lot 5, the flag garden will be on display through Thursday, May 28.
Photos: Gronkowski returns to Gillette Stadium to make a wish come true
Connecticut native Grady Clark had a wish come true when he was invited to Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Grady got to meet his favorite player, former Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski, and the two spent time together playing the Madden video game. Clark also got a tour of the stadium, including the Patriots locker room, where he met Chase Winovich and Duron Harmon.
Photos: Patriots Celebrate Black History Month At The Hall
In honor of Black History Month, the Patriots welcomed 130 high school students from Everett and The English School on Feb. 27 to visit The Patriots Hall of Fame, where they heard from guest speaker Paul Burton, who shared his father Ron Burton's inspirational legacy both on and off the field. After listening to Paul speak and watching the Ron Burton Training Village film, the students engaged in a Q&A with Paul, Derek Rivers, and Terez Hall.
Photos: Patriots Players and Cheerleaders Read Across America
New England Patriots players and cheerleaders took part in the Read Across America campaign this week by reading to school children while also emphasizing the importance of reading. Stephen Gostkowski read to kids at Joseph W. Martin, Jr. Elementary School (North Attleboro), Derek Rivers read to kids from Somerville and Medford at Tufts University, Obi Melifonwu read to kids at Baldwin Early Learning Center (Brighton) and to kids at the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club, and the cheerleaders read at The Webster School (Everett).
Photos: Patriots Give Gifts From The Gridiron
The New England Patriots Foundation, in partnership with Bass Pro Shops, the New England Patriots Alumni Club (NEPAC) and Patriots co-captain Devin McCourty, hosted "Gifts from the Gridiron," a holiday shopping spree at Bass Pro Shops at Patriot Place for 50 children from local homeless shelter programs on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Children ages nine to 18 were matched with a personal shopper, including current and former Patriots players, their wives or significant others and Patriots cheerleaders. Each child received a $400 gift card, compliments of the Patriots Foundation, Devin McCourty, NEPAC and Bass Pro Shops.
Photos: Patriots Treat Kids To Fun And Games At Annual Children's Holiday Party
The New England Patriots Foundation hosted its 26th annual Children's Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at Gillette Stadium. Approximately 250 children in need from Salvation Army and community centers throughout New England enjoyed a night of food, holiday-themed games, presents and a visit from Santa Claus. The children also met and played holiday-themed games with several Patriots players, including Jamie Collins, Ted Karras, David Andrews, Terrence Brooks and others.
Photos: Patriots 'My Cause My Cleats' Unboxed
Players across league during Week 14 games are wearing custom-made cleats reflecting their commitment to charitable causes that are important to them as part of the NFL's "My Cause My Cleats" campaign. Here's a look at some of the New England Patriots cleats and causes.