Rob Gronkowski Scores Ahead Of The Super Bowl For Kids In Boston

Sharing a piece of his dream.

Rob Gronkowski for the winning touchdown!

While the New England Patriots tight end won't be playing in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Atlanta Falcons due to recent back surgery, he's still a champion off the field.

That's because the Gronk Nation Big Game Raffle is the NFL star's way of raising money for the Boston Children's Hospital and his Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, while also making Super Bowl tickets available to those who may not be able to foot the $2,000-to-$10,000 bill per seat.

"I have experienced the excitement of the Super Bowl as a player and spectator," Gronkowski told TheWrap. "I'm pumped to be able to give somebody the chance to win the ultimate Super Bowl package and support a good cause at the same time."

The winner of Gronk's raffle will not only receive two Super Bowl VIP tickets, but they will also be granted an allowance of up to $3,000 to use in Houston — where the game is going down this Sunday — their flight and a hotel stay for two nights.

"Every sports fan needs to go to a Super Bowl at some point in their lives," the Patriots' No. 87 added.

Gronk and his family have been long-time supporters of the Boston Children's Hospital, "volunteering and spending time with patients for years," the hospital wrote in a statement on YouTube. We appreciate his sharing the opportunity to go to football's biggest event, but also the good this fundraiser will do for the kids of the Boston area.


Check out the video below for more details on the fundraiser and to meet some of the kids helped by Gronk's generosity:

(H/T: TheWrap)


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