BOSTON (CBS) — When 200 kids arrived at Gillette Stadium Monday afternoon expecting to receive a tour of the home of the New England Patriots, team owner Robert Kraft had a surprise waiting for them.
At a special event called the Bed-Zone Bash, the Patriots Charitable Foundation and Bob’s Discount Furniture surprised 200 children in need from Lynn and Salem with a brand new Patriots-themed bed with their name on it.READ MORE: Northeast Metro Tech Football Player Seriously Injured During Saturday Game
The fun didn’t stop there, either, as the new beds were complete with Patriots bedding and pajamas. The event also included face painting, caricature art, football-themed games and a visit from Patriots cheerleaders and Pat Patriot.MORE NEWS: Boch Center Becomes 1st Performing Arts Center In Boston To Offer On-Site Rapid COVID Tests
The special evening concludes with a screening of Despicable Me 3, which the kids will enjoy from the comfort of their new beds. Once the fun is over, the beds will be delivered to the kids’ homes, giving them a cozy place to rest their heads.