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Photos: Patriots help dedicate new athletic field in Mattapan
With the support of the New England Patriots Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Boston, and a number of other donors, Brooke Charter Schools celebrated a new synthetic turf field at the school's campus in Mattapan on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The field is the largest component of an overall recreation facilities redesign at Brooke's campus that also includes two outdoor basketball courts and a playground structure. The field will be used by students across the charter school network and by community groups in the Lena Park community of Boston.
Photos: Patriots help restore a home in Fall River
In honor of National Foster Care Month, the New England Patriots Foundation and Bob's Discount Furniture teamed up with Wonderfund and the Old Colony YMCA to carry out a home makeover to a youth and young adult residence in Fall River on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. On hand for the ribbon cutting event was Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft, WR Kendrick Bourne, CB Malcom Butler and WR Ty Montgomery. Fellow Patriots players Jalen Mills, Jahlani Tavai and Bill Murray helped restore the home weeks earlier.
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.
Patriots Foundation Team Finishes Strong at 2022 Boston Marathon
The Patriots Foundation was proudly represented on Patriots Day. All 16 runners completed the 126th annual race, while raising more than $150,000 to support New England nonprofits.
Photos: Patriots deliver 'Welcome Baby' boxes to military families
Patriots players David Andrews, Tre Nixon and Will Sherman, along with the Patriots Foundation, joined PepsiCo and Operation Shower to pack and deliver special "Welcome Baby" boxes to moms-to-be at Fort Devens Army Base on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The moms are the spouses of active duty or deployed members of local military bases, and in some cases, are active duty themselves.
Photos: Mac Jones visits the Boys & Girls Club in Brockton
Patriots QB Mac Jones visited the Boys & Girls Club of Metro South - Brockton Clubhouse on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Jones spent time with the kids, was given a tour of the facility, and surprised the B&G Club with a $100,000 donation.
Photos: Patriots fan fighting breast cancer enjoys a day at Gillette Stadium
Patriots fan Kara Doolittle, who is courageously battling breast cancer, was invited to Gillette Stadium, along with her boyfriend, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. Kara was overwhelmed and overjoyed at meeting Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who presented her with gifts, including a signed hat and Patriots sneakers. Doolittle also met Patriots players Damien Harris and Byron Cowart and enjoyed a visit at The Patriots Hall of Fame.
Photos: David Andrews cooks and serves pancakes to women at Abby's House on National Pancake Day
Patriots captain David Andrews cooked and served pancakes to women at Abby's House in Worcester on National Pancake day, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Abby's House has provided shelter and affordable housing to homeless and battered women since 1976.
Photos: Patriots Foundation Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week
From February 14 through February 18, the Patriots Foundation celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week in the New England community. On Monday, Patriots Alumni Dante Scarnecchia and Bill Matthews visited with patients at the VA Hospital in Brockton for "Valentines for Vets." On Tuesday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot surprised Foxboro Dunkin' customers with gift cards to pay for their orders. On Wednesday, Pat Patriot teamed up with the New England Revolution's Slyde to surprise kids with Patriots winter hats and Revolution scarves at Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) in Mattapan. To conclude the week, the Patriots and Revolution purchased lunch from Black-owned restaurants to feed a total of 600 frontline workers at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital, Framingham Union Hospital, and UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Patriots My Cause My Cleats Photos
For the sixth straight season, the New England Patriots are participating in the NFL's 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign, which gives both players and coaches the opportunity to wear cleats that are designed to promote a cause important to them. Here's a look at the Patriots' custom cleats.
Photos: Patriots Foundation Celebrated Crucial Catch Month with Gift Basket Deliveries from Pat Patriot and Cheerleaders
New England Patriots foundation surprised cancer patients currently undergoing treatment with gift baskets and visits from Pat Patriot and the Patriots Cheerleaders during Crucial Catch Month.
Photos: Patriots Foundation and PepsiCo host Operation Shower for expecting moms
To kick-off Salute to Service month, the Patriots Foundation and PepsiCo teamed together to host a baby shower for 25 expecting military families with Operation Shower. Emceed by Anaridis Rodriguez, all of these moms enjoyed a special day of fun games, baby trivia, and everything they need to be prepared to welcome the newest additions to their families.
Photos: Patriots represented at 2021 Boston Marathon
A group of dedicated runners represented the Patriots Foundation at both the virtual and in-person races. In addition to completing the historic race, the runners raised more than $108,000 in support of the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards program.