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Photos: Patriots Foundation Celebrates Month of the Military Child
April is designated as the "Month of the Military Child," providing an opportunity to recognize and thank the children of our service members and veterans. Cross Insurance, a longtime partner and supporter of the New England Patriots, has joined forces with the New England Patriots Foundation, serving as the cornerstone partner for military initiatives. This month, the Patriots Foundation and Cross Insurance worked with New England Patriots Alumni Club to bring their "Football For You" program to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Hanscom Air Force Base. Current and former Patriots players and Patriots cheerleaders led a free one-day football and cheer clinic for the children of servicemen and women. Children at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard had the opportunity to learn from current players Henry Anderson, Malcolm Perry, and Will Sherman, and Patriots alumni Pete Brock, Ilia Jarostchuk, Max Lane, and Dante Scarnecchia. Current players Hunter Henry and Malcolm Perry were on site to teach children at Hanscom Air Force Base, as well as Patriots alumni Pete Brock, Rick Buffington, and Steve Nelson. To end the week, the Patriots Foundation and Cross Insurance invited military families from Joint Base Cape Cod to Gillette Stadium for a movie night to watch "An Extremely Goofy Movie." Families had the opportunity to meet current Patriots players Justin Herron, Dalton Keene, and Josh Uche, as well as Patriots cheerleaders and Pat Patriot.
Photos: Patriots Women's Association visits Women's Lunch Place in Boston
Robert Kraft, Dr. Dana Kraft, and the Patriots Women's Association visited the Women's Lunch Place in Boston to prepare and serve lunch to those experiencing homelessness on Dec. 1, 2023. The Patriots Women's Association also donated new and gently used purses filled with personal care items to the Women's Lunch Place to support their clients. A $25,000 donation was also presented by The Patriots Foundation to the Women's Lunch Place.
Patriots 2023 My Cause My Cleats Photos
For the eighth 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 will wear their custom cleats during their game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023. Learn more about the charities that players, coaches and staff chose here.
Photos: Best Moments in Patriots vs. Chargers History
Some of the best photos of past matchups between the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers and the New England Patriots, who get set to face off on Sunday at 1:00 PM at Gillette Stadium.
Photos: Patriots Foundation and Goodwill host Thanksgiving in a Basket
The New England Patriots Foundation and Goodwill teamed up for the 30th consecutive year to distribute 200 Thanksgiving-themed baskets to families in need at the Goodwill headquarters in Boston on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. Robert Kraft, Patriots alumni and players, including David Andrews, Joe Cardona and Ezekiel Elliott, and others, personally delivered the baskets to families' cars.
Photos: Patriots Foundations hosts Coats 4 Vets
The Patriots Foundation invited police officers from cities and towns across Massachusetts and Rhode Island to drive to Gillette Stadium to pick up buckets filled with a coat, snacks, and other essential items to be delivered to areas in the state where there is a high need homeless veteran population on Thursday, Nov. 16. Volunteers were joined by Robert Kraft and Josh Kraft to help distribute 5,000 buckets to the officers.
Photos: Patriots Foundation hosts Operation Shower
Nonprofit Operation Shower joined PepsiCo and the Patriots Foundation to provide a day of joy by hosting a group baby shower for military moms and moms-to-be on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The moms are the spouses of active duty or deployed members of local military bases, and in some cases, are active duty themselves. Patriots players Joe Cardona, Deatrich Wise, David Andrews, Azizi Hearn, Lawrence Guy, and Calvin Munson also made an appearance.
Photos: Patriots Visit Ramstein Air Force Base
On Veterans day the Patriots Cheerleaders, Pat Patriot and Vince Wilfork visited Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany.
Photos: Patriots Foundation host Girls' Flag Football Field Day
The New England Patriots Foundation, Bridgestone, and Play Like a Girl! hosted Girls' Flag Football Field Day at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Local, young women were joined by Patriots player Jonathan Jones and members of the Boston Renegades who helped run flag football drills. The Patriots will partner with Bridgestone and PLAG during the 2023-24 season to open doors for young women to pursue their Girls' Flag ambitions while learning the necessary skills that will serve them in their future.
Photos: Patriots play pickleball with Massachusetts National Guard
Service members of the Massachusetts National Guard played pickleball with current and former Patriots players as part of Salute to Service month at the Kingsbury Club in Medfield on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The service members were joined by Shaun Wade, Bryce Baringer, Chad Ryland, Cole Strange, Myles Bryant, Jahlani Tavai, Azizi Hearn, Will Bradley-King, Breon Borders, Dante Scarnecchia, Rick Cash and Pat Patriot.
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Annual Gala
Patriots chairman and CEO Robert Kraft attends the annual Bridge Over Troubled Waters event in partnership with the New England Patriots Foundation and Bank of America. Bridge Over Troubled Water provides housing and much needed services for homeless, rum away teens and at risk young adults.
Photos: Patriots Foundation visits pediatric patients at Shriners Children's Hospital in Boston
The Patriots Foundation and players visited pediatric patients and their families at Shriners Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Children received Halloween gift bags, and spent time doing arts and crafts and playing games with players Matt Sokol, Chad Ryland, Vederian Lowe, Matt Judon, Chris Board and Calvin Munson.
Photos: Patriots and Revolution host Halloween party for pediatric cancer patients
To conclude the Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer initiative, the Kraft Family, the Patriots Foundation and the Revolution Foundation hosted pediatric cancer patients and their families at Gillette Stadium for a Halloween party on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023. Several Patriots players took part in the space-themed party, including Mac Jones, Hunter Henry, David Andrews, Mike Gesicki, Brenden Schooler, Matthew Slater, Chad Ryland, Bryce Baringer, Myles Bryant, Calvin Munson, Cody Davis and Kody Russey.