More than 250 children in need from Salvation Army and community centers throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island will be in Foxborough Tuesday for the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation's 19th annual Children's Holiday Party.
These children will enjoy a special night full of food, fun and great memories as Patriots players, Pat Patriot and the Patriots cheerleaders will join them to play holiday-themed games, sign autographs and offer gifts from the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation.
The annual highlight of the event is “Wrap-A-Pat,” a game in which the children, working in teams, race to wrap Patriots players in holiday wrapping paper, bows and ribbons.
The following groups will be in attendance Tuesday:
- The Salvation Army – Mass. and RI
- The Italian Home for Children - Jamaica Plain, Mass.
- St. Mary’s Home for Children - Providence, RI
- Tanner Hill - Pascoag, RI
- Saint Vincent’s - Fall River, Mass.
- Fall River Deaconess Home - Fall River, Mass.
- Eliot Community – Lexington, Mass.
- Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps - Cape Cod, Mass.
- Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps - Lancaster, Mass.
- The Walker School - Needham, Mass.
- The Home for Little Wanderers – Boston, Mass.
- Latin American Institute – New Bedford, Mass.