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: Shaw's And Star Market Removing One-Way Aisle Markers
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
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