Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A donation of new winter coats, hats and gloves were made to children.
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Wednesday, February 6
Olympia Sports at Patriot Place teamed up with Patriot Place charitable partner Cradles to Crayons to provide more than 100 packs of new winter coats, hats and gloves to children in need this winter. Thirty one of the packs went to children living in Wrentham and Plainville. On Friday, Feb. 1, Mike Morissette of Olympia Sports made the donation to Cradles to Crayons and representatives from Wrentham Public Schools. Patriot Place works with Cradles to Crayons throughout the year to support their programs, including an annual coat drive and the annual holiday giving tree. To learn more visit www.cradlestocrayons.org or www.olympiasports.net.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Event to feature inaugural solar canopy musical lights show, annual lighting of the Holiday Giving Tree, $1,000 shopping spree and coat-sorting event with the Patriots Women’s Association.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Patriot Place will kick off the holiday season in Foxborough on Monday, Nov. 19 with a Holiday Lights Spectacular. The event will feature an inaugural musical lights show on Patriot Place’s new NRG Solar Canopy and the annual lighting of the Cradles to Crayons Holiday Giving Tree. Visitors will be greeted with live holiday music, caroling, Santa and other special guests. The Patriot Place Street Team will be on site with giveaways, prizes and more. The giving tree, benefiting Patriot Place’s charitable partner, Cradles to Crayons, features ornaments containing a holiday request from a child in need. Visitors to Patriot Place are invited to take an ornament from the tree and purchase the assigned gift to fulfill a child’s wish. Gifts can be…
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Friday, October 29, 2010
The Wrentham Angels give much-needed assistance to town residents.
When Pam Washek of Wayland was diagnosed with cancer, she was humbled to find that so many friends and neighbors wanted to help her and her family through the sudden crisis they were faced with. With a combined effort, residents of Wayland came together to deliver meals to the family, a simple gesture that removed a great burden from the mother of three, and eased her path to recovery. It was after her cancer went into remission that she created the Wayland Angels, to provide other residents and families in crisis an opportunity to receive the same care and support. This inspired Wrentham resident Michelle Rouse, a friend of Washek's, to do just the same. "Wrentham is such a great community, and I know there are always a lot of people who …