Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, his brother Dan and their dad Gordievisited three children’s hospitals Tuesday and donated money to help sick children in need.
According to TMZ, the three Gronks visited the Boston Children’s Hospital, Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Maine and Rhode Island’s Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Each hospital received $25,000 from the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, which was raised by auctioning off Super Bowl LII tickets this year.
Rob Gronkowksi’s foundation is dedicated entirely to helping kids improve their “health, education and fitness,” according to its website. He frequently donates money to local New England hospitals and spends time with seriously injured, sick and at risk children and helps raise awareness for childhood cancer.
“Rob Gronkowski of the NE Patriots – representing Gronk Nation Youth Foundation with his family and the Boston Raiders Youth Football Team. The foundation awarded a presentation check for $40,000 to be used for Ridell Equipment to this Boston football program.” —Thank you all that has made this happen!
Regardless of who you root for during the season, it’s pretty easy to admire Gronk and his family for the work they put in to help kids in need. And if the rumors prove the be true and Rob Gronkowski does end up retiring, there’s almost no doubt he’ll continue his humanitarian efforts.
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