Patriots Donate 200 Beds To Kids In Need
The New England Patriots Foundation and Bob's Discount Furniture welcomed 200 children from Mass Coalition for the Homeless and surprised each of them with their own brand new Patriots-themed Bob-O-Pedic bed during a special “Bed Zone Bash” event at Gillette Stadium on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
Patriots host Football For You skills clinics
In honor of Month of the Military Child in April, the New England Patriots players, cheerleaders and alumni hosted a Football For You skills clinic on Joint Base Cape Cod on Wednesday, April 17 and at another at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine the following day. Brian Hoyer, Brandon Bolden, Ted Karras, Isaiah Wynn and Joe Cardona were among the Patriots teaching kids the basics of football.
Patriots Foundation finishes strong at 2019 Boston Marathon
On Patriots Day, 19 runners represented the New England Patriots Foundation for the 123rd annual Boston Marathon. Every single member of the team completed the 26.2 mile trek from Hopkinton to Boston while wearing a Patriots uniform, generously donated by Nike and All Sports Heroes in Lowell. In addition to completing the race, the 2019 Patriots Boston Marathon team raised more than $220,000 for the Patriots Foundation.
Patriots celebrate National Library Week
In celebration of National Library Week, Patriots players, cheerleaders and Pat Patriot visited six different public libraries. The special guests spent time reading to children and families in Bellingham, Foxborough, Franklin, Mansfield, Norfolk and Walpole.
Duron Harmon brings smiles to students in Boston
In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, Patriots defensive back Duron Harmon visited the Boston Higashi School on April 10. He participated in a school-wide assembly and helped to lead a physical education class. Harmon provided word of encouragement and support to all of the students.
Patriots serve up pancakes and smiles
Patriots players Ryan Izzo and Derek Rivers joined Patriots cheerleaders and Gillette Stadium Executive Chef Brad Ozerdem at Boston Children’s Hospital to celebrate National Pancake Day. The special guests created pancake masterpieces in the Patient Entertainment Center and provided Patriots-themed gifts to the children. The players and cheerleaders also spent time delivering pancakes to children throughout the hospital.
Patriots celebrate local kid chef
Six year old Brody Simoncini of Worcester, Mass. created the award-winning “Oreo Oh My Goodness” pancakes as part of IHOP’s Free Pancake Day campaign. Brody had previously been treated at a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital when he made the pancakes and the Patriots wanted to congratulate the young chef. On March 8, Patriots offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn visited Brody at his elementary school to present him with a personalized jersey and other Patriots gifts. Wynn also read several books to Brody and his classmates and spoke about the importance of reading.
Read Across America Day with the Patriots
Jeremy Hill and Ted Karras spent Friday reading with students at Vernon Hill Elementary and Lake View Elementary schools in Worcester. Both schools welcomed guest readers to help the students get excited about reading, including local police, firefighters, city officials and even the Holy Cross women's basketball team.
Patriots Alumni Visit Bedford VA Hospital for Salute to Veteran Patients Week
New England Patriots Alumni Joe Andruzzi, Ilia Jarostchuk, Steve King, Max Lane, and Garin Veris, along with cheerleaders and Pat Patriot visited Bedford VA Hospital for Salute to Veteran Patients Week on Valentine’s Day spreading lots of love and cheer to patients and volunteers.
Patriots players visit Boston hospitals with Lombardi Trophy
New England Patriots players Joe Cardona, Duron Harmon, and Deatrich Wise visited Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital on Thursday morning with the Lombardi Trophy.
Patriots families volunteer in Atlanta
More than 50 friends and family members of Patriots players, coaches and football staff volunteered at Atlanta Mission’s Shepherd’s Inn on February 1. They helped to prepare and serve meals to men experiencing homelessness. Campbell’s Chunky donated more than 6,500 cans of soup and the Patriots Foundation surprised Atlanta Mission with a $5,000 grant.
Patriots surprise North Attleboro 4th grader with Super Bowl tickets
Andre Tippett and the New England Patriots Foundation surprised Amvet Elementary fourth grader Leo Larocque with a pair of tickets to Super Bowl LIII during the North Attleoboro school's spirit day on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. In Oct. 2017, Leo was diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. He underwent surgery and lost his left leg below the knee as a result of the cancer. He has been fitted for a prosthetic leg and is recovering well. The Patriots also gave away other prizes to students.
Patriots donate winter clothing to homeless shelters
Four members of the Gillette Stadium Marathon team visited Pine Street Inn and assisted in the kitchen with meal preparation on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. They presented four Empowerment coats to guests and gifted Patriots scarves to many guests at the Inn. The monies raised during the Gillette Stadium Marathon supported the foundation work with the homeless; 650 Empowerment coats that turn into sleeping bags were purchased and distributed to 12 shelters throughout all six New England states.