wang1993: Patriots Honor UConn Grad Ryan Matthews, Canton Football Fundraiser Kathy Wood

Patriots Honor UConn Grad Ryan Matthews, Canton Football Fundraiser Kathy Wood

22 Jun 2017 at 06:07pm
For a long time, Ryan Matthews Wholesale Jerseys says he has felt the tug of humanitarian work. When he graduated from UConn in 2009, he moved to New Orleans to work for Habitat for Humanity.

But his mother was Cheap NFL Jerseys Free Shipping soon diagnosed with ALS, and he returned to Connecticut as her full-time caregiver alongside his father for a year and a half before she died.

"After my mother passed, I was left NFL Jerseys Wholesale trying to process what the hell had just happened," Matthews said. "How do I take this really meaningful experience for me, and what do I do with it? I can't just go back to regular life."
When Kathy Wood and her husband, Larry, who Cheap Jerseys NFL played high school football for four years, moved to Canton in 2001, both wanted to make sure their two sons (now 16 and 21) had the opportunity to play.

"I feel like I get more out Jerseys For Cheap of it than I put into it," Wood said. "Seeing the boys on the field, and the whole community rally together behind them makes all the hard work worth it."

The hard work of Matthews Baseball Jerseys Wholesale and Wood is being recognized by the New England Patriots, who for the fourth year gave $200,000 to 26 winners of the Myra Kraft Community MVP Award. The award is named after the late wife of Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Myra Kraft was a powerful, well-respected philanthropist and former president of the Patriots Charitable Foundation.

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