BOSTON (CBS) — Harpoon Brewery and Samuel Adams Boston Brewery will be making donations to the Peter Frates Family Foundation. Frates, a Beverly native and renowned advocate for ALS research, died Monday.
The breweries pledged that one dollar per every pint sold on Friday will go to the foundation.READ MORE: Worcester Woman Accused Of Drunk Driving After Crash Leaves Mass. State Police Trooper Injured
The idea was sparked by Kevin Youkilis, former Boston Red Sox player and owner of Loma Brewing Company, who asked breweries across the country to raise a pint in Frates’s honor.
The Peter Frates Family Foundation helps families who care for ALS patients. To make a direct donation, click here.
At 6:00 p.m. Friday night, people across the country raised a pint for Pete.
— Kevin Youkilis (@GreekGodOfHops) December 13, 2019
— Castle Island Brewing Co. (@cibrewing) December 13, 2019
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If you could do the same and perhaps donate to fight #ALS https://t.co/zMfl3g9i2W @GreekGodOfHops @TeamFrateTrain @AndrewFrates_ @momfrates @johnfrates @wbz @redsox @patriots @NHLBruins @celtics pic.twitter.com/IDTaBCVwle
— Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) December 13, 2019
— Andrew Frates (@AndrewFrates_) December 13, 2019
— Wormtown Brewery (@WormtownBrewery) December 13, 2019
— Shawn Thornton FDN (@ThorntonFDN) December 14, 2019MORE NEWS: Gift Of Over $20 Million For Boston's Esplanade Would Fund New Visitors Center, Outdoor Spaces