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.
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 give gifts from the gridiron
New England Patriots Foundation, in partnership with Bass Pro Shops, 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. 18, 2018. The children were matched with a current Patriots players or alumni - their personal shopper - and received a $400 gift card to use for winter clothing and other gifts.
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.