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Patriots Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week
From February 15 through February 19, the New England Patriots celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week in a few special ways. On Monday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot filled Boston-area Community Fridges. On Tuesday, Cheer and Pat surprised people with Gulf Oil gift cards as they arrived at the gas station. On Wednesday, Cheer and Pat paid for customer's orders at Foxborough Dunkin' locations. On Thursday, the Patriots and Revolution brought hats and gloves to Providence Rescue Mission. Finally, on Friday and Saturday the Patriots went with Empowerment Plan to deliver coats to homeless and home insecure people around Boston and Brockton.
Photos: Patriots honors Vietnam Veterans with special pinning ceremony
In recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the Patriots organization hosted a special ceremony for nearly 100 veterans at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Patriots and Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Tippett was joined by two current Patriot players, Cole Strange and Kody Russey, who provided the veterans with hats and commemorative pins.
Photos: Patriots Players Read Across America
New England Patriots players David Andrews, Deatrich Wise Jr., and Cole Strange each took part in Read Across America week last week by reading stories to school children. Andrews read at the Lafayette School in Everett, Wise read at The Patriots Hall of Fame, and Strange read at Tufts University.
Patriots Foundation Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week
From February 13 through February 17, the Patriots Foundation celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week in the New England community. On Monday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot brought lunch to Foxboro Police and Fire as a thanks for all they do to protect the town of Foxboro. On Tuesday, Patriots alumni Ronnie Lippett visited patients at the Brockton VA Hospital to sign autographs. On Wednesday, Patriots center David Andrews visited patients at Boston Children's Hospital. On Thursday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot surprised teachers at Ahern Middle School in Foxboro with a little gift bag. All teachers and staff throughout the Foxboro school system received a gift bag. To conclude the week, the Patriots and Revolution community relations departments left a gift bag on the desks of employees.
Photos: New England Patriots Foundation Selects Lafayette School in Everett as the 2023 Adopt-A-School
The New England Patriots announced to students at Lafayette School in Everett, Mass. on Feb. 1 that their school has been selected as the Patriots Foundation's 2023 Adopt-A-School. To kickoff the program, Patriots linebacker Terez Hall, Patriots Cheerleaders, Pat Patriot and Patriots in-game announcer Mike Riley held a school assembly to promote the importance of education and answer questions from students. On their first visit, the Patriots Foundation donated boxes of school supplies to teachers to be used in their classrooms. As part of the Adopt-A-School program, Lafayette School will receive several grants and in-kind donations to expand access to education opportunities and improve learning experiences for students.
New England Patriots Foundation Hosts Girls Flag Football Jamboree
On January 8, the New England Patriots Foundation teamed up with RCX Sports to host the first-ever Girls High School Flag Football Kickoff Jamboree at the Socios.com Field House. This free program taught non-contact football skills and techniques to more than 50 high school aged girls. These trailblazers are leading the efforts to expand women's flag football across the U.S. at the youth, high school and collegiate levels. Photos by Dani Callahan and Caitlin White.
Photos: Robert Kraft surprises fans with tickets to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona
Patriots owner Robert Kraft surprised three lucky fans with tickets to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona after inviting them to Gillette Stadium on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023.
Photos: Patriots host Children's Holiday Party at Gillette Stadium
The Kraft family and the New England Patriots Foundation hosted its 29th annual Children's Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Gillette Stadium. Over 200 children in need from The Salvation Army and community centers throughout New England enjoyed a night of food, presented and holiday-themed games, including the always popular wrap-a-pat. Patriots players who took part in the festivities included Matthew Slater, Jahlani Tavai, Brenden Schooler, and Nick Folk.
Photos: Patriots Women's Association visits Women's Lunch Place
Parker Henry, Mackenzie Andrews, Sophie Scott, Pat Patriot, cheerleaders and others visited the Women's Lunch Place in Boston on Thursday, December 8th. In addition to serving food, volunteers made jewelry gift sets and decorated holiday bags.
Photos: Patriots Give Gifts From The Gridiron
Several Patriots players, including Devin McCourty, Lawrence Guy, Deatrich Wise Jr., David Andrews and others, took part in a holiday shopping spree at Bass Pro Shops at Patriot Place for 50 children from local homeless shelter programs on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Each child, paired with their own personal shopper, received a $400 gift card, compliments of the Patriots Foundation, Devin McCourty, Dellbrook | JKS and Bass Pro Shops. Several Patriots alumni and cheerleaders also participated in the annual holiday tradition.
Photos: Lawrence Guy hosts holiday party for families from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester
Defensive lineman Lawrence Guy, the Patriots' Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee, hosted a holiday party for families from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.
Patriots 2022 My Cause My Cleats Photos
For the seventh straight year, New England Patriots players, coaches and staff are participating in the NFL's 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign. The annual initiative gives teams the opportunity to wear unique, customized football cleats that are specifically designed to help promote and provide awareness to causes that are important to them. The Patriots wore their custom cleats during Thursday Night's game against the Buffalo Bills. Select player cleats will be auctioned off on the Patriots eBay account. 100% of the funds raised will go to the cause/nonprofit that the players has represented.
Photos: Patriots foundation hosts "Ready to Pop" Operation Shower
The New England Patriots Foundation and PepsiCo hosted 30 military moms-to-be and provided gifts on Wednesday, Nov. 16, for a group baby shower. The moms were the spouses or partners of active duty or deployed members of local military bases, or in some cases, are active duty military members themselves.
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