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Photos: Patriots reward Young Woods Elementary School with scholastic book fair
On June 1, New England Patriots alumni, cheerleaders and mascot, Pat Patriot visited Young Woods Elementary School in Providence, R.I. to host a Scholastic Book Fair following the school's continued efforts in improving their attendance rates. The visit marked the third time the New England Patriots Foundation has visited the school after challenging students to achieve higher attendance rates. After previous visits from Patriots cornerback Jalen Mills and offensive lineman Cole Strange, approximately 200 students achieved perfect attendance, and the school improved their overall attendance rate by 32%. Patriots alumni Joe Andruzzi, Tully Banta-Cain, Dan Koppen, Jonas Gray and Patrick Pass helped students select books as a reward, with each student taking home three books to read for the summer.
PHOTOS: Slater Family Foundation hosts back to school assembly at Young Woods Elementary School
Matthew Slater and his wife Shahrzad visited Young Woods Elementary School in Providence, RI to emphasize the importance of attendance on September 26, 2023. The Slaters were joined by Patriots players David Andrews, Brenden Schooler, Bryce Baringer, Corliss Waitman, and Chad Ryland, as well as Patriots PA Announcer Mike Riley.
Photos: New England Patriots Foundation visit Chandler Elementary School in Worcester to kick off 2023-24 Adopt-A-School program
To kick off the program, Patriots linebacker Chris Board, offensive lineman Tyrone Wheatly Jr., Patriots Cheerleaders, Pat Patriot, and in-game announcer Mike Riley held a school assembly at Chandler Elementary School to talk about the importance of education and answer questions on September 12, 2023. On their first visit, the Patriots Foundation donated activity books for every classroom.
Photos: Patriots Premiere 2023
View photos from the Patriots annual premiere, which was held at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. During the gala, cornerback Jonathan Jones was presented with the Ron Burton Award. Jones is the 21st Patriots player to receive the annual award, which recognizes outstanding commitment in giving back to the community.
Photos: Patriots & Bob's donate 200 beds to kids
The New England Patriots and Bob's Discount Furniture teamed up to donate 200 beds to youth from five different organizations from throughout New England on August 14, 2023 at Gillette Stadium.
Photos: Ty Montgomery hosts bowling event for foster children
Patriots running back Ty Montgomery hosted a bowling event for foster children at Splitsville at Patriot Place on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. Patriots players Matt Sokol, Demario Douglas, Shaun Wade and Ed Lee also attended the event.
Photos: Mac Jones teams up with NOBULL to host skills clinic for kids
Patriots QB Mac Jones teamed up with NOBULL to host a skills clinic for 30 children from the Metrowest YMCA in the Socios.com field house on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.
PHOTOS: Patriots and Fanatics host 'Merch Madness' fan gear giveaway
Global digital sports platform Fanatics partnered with the Patriots to host a local Merch Madness: Fan Gear Giveaway event for invited guests from local Boys & Girls Clubs at the Socios.com Field House on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. The event was part of Fanatics' annual Global Volunteer Day, in which the company pauses operations, allowing employees to volunteer and give back in their local communities. Joining the Fanatics team were Robert Kraft, Jonathan Kraft, Patriots veterans Jalen Mills and Jonathan Jones, the entire Patriots rookie class, along with Boston Celtics players Jayson Tatum and Grant Williams, and hip hop star Lil Baby. The kids took part in football drills and were gifted with many merchandise items, including jerseys, hats, jackets, hoodies and t-shirts.
PHOTOS: Matt Judon visits Gather Farm with Crossroads RI
Matt Judon hosted 30 children and their families from Crossroads RI to an afternoon of fun at the Gather Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island on Thursday, June 15. This event fundraised for Crossroads RI, a homeless shelter in Providence RI.
PHOTOS: Patriots host inaugural girls high school flag football championship at Gillette Stadium
The Patriots hosted the inaugural girls high school flag football championship at Gillette Stadium on Friday, June 16, 2023, featuring eight schools in a tournament-style bracket: Ayer-Shirley Regional High School, Chelsea High School, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School, St. Mary's Lynn, Needham High School, Peabody Veterans Memorial High School and Woburn Memorial High School. Leominster captured the title in dramatic fashion, rallying for a 13-12 win over St. Mary's in which they made a defensive stand in the end zone on the final two plays of the game to hang on.
Photos: Patriots and Revs honor foster care non-profits across New England
In recognition of Foster Care Awareness Month, the New England Patriots Foundation and the New England Revolution Foundation hosted staff of six nonprofits at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft announced a commitment of $1 million in grant funding for the six foster care organizations across New England. Patriots players Ty Montgomery and Matthew Slater were also on hand to celebrate the announcement.
Photos: Patriots deliver Hometown Grant to Everett School
The New England Patriots and New England Dairy teamed up to present a $10,000 Hometown Grant to Lafayette School in Everett, MA on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. The grant will go towards enhancing the school's wellness environment through the purchase of two grab and go meal carts to increase access to school breakfast and new physical activity equipment for students. The event began with a school-wide assembly and was followed by a Fuel up to Play 60 event, during which Patriots players Marcus Jones, Cole Strange, Trent Brown, Chris Board and Calvin Munson led football-themed drills and activities for a select group of students.
Photos: Patriots host 'Patriots Gamers' at Helix eSports
In honor of Month of the Military Child, the New England Patriots Foundation hosted "Patriots Gamers" at Helix eSports on Monday, April 24. Children of service members from Joint Base Cape Cod and Naval Station Newport participated in a series of gaming tournaments with Patriots players.