Bruins Championship Ring (Photo from Boston Bruins Foundation)

Would you classify yourself as a diehard Bruins fan? Did you wait 39 long years for the B’s to finally win it all? Did you cry when you saw Zdeno Chara hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time? Wanna get your chance to own a Bruins Championship Ring? Wait, what?!?

The NHL Alumni Association and the Bruins Foundation have teamed up to raffle off the opportunity to win your own Stanley Cup Championship ring. Those interested can buy a minimum of two raffle tickets ($5.00 each) from now until Dec. 23, 2011. Click here for more details on buying your raffle tickets. Continue reading Buy Raffle Tickets to Win Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup Championship Ring »

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Tedy Bruschi

Tedy Bruschi may just be one of the toughest competitors to put on a professional uniform here in New England, and now he’s out to prove it again.

The three-time Super Bowl Champion and former New England Patriots linebacker, along with former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher and former Eagles tight end Chad Lewis, will embark on a climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project; dedicated to aiding wounded soldiers and veterans. Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa, peaking at 19,341 ft. Continue reading Former Patriot Bruschi to Join NFL’s Climb up Mt. Kiliminjaro »

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Shawn Thorton gets his head shaved at the Fourth Annual "Cuts for a Cause" April 7th, 2011  (Bostonbruins.com)

Shawn Thorton and 15 other Bruins took part in the fourth annual “Cuts for a Cause” Thursday at Ned Devines in Boston.  Winning bidders were able to shave their favorite Bruin’s head in front of a huge audience.

Shawn Thorton, Dennis Seidenberg, Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Chris Kelly, Rich Peverley, Nathon Horton, Adam McQuaid, Steve Kampfer, Brad Marchand, Daniel Paille, David Krejci and even the ageless Shane “The Sheriff” Hnidy all had their heads shaved to raise money for Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Continue reading Bruins Try to Shut Out Cancer at “Cuts for a Cause” »

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Adrian Gonzalez (Image from NESN.com)

Some pundits have alleged that new Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez could hit 50 home runs this season, and if he does, he’s helping more than just the Red Sox.

Gonzalez has agreed to donate $500 for each home run he hits  in 2011 to Habitat For Humanity affiliates serving eastern Massachusetts, and that donation will be matched each time by Eastern Bank.

A promo highlighting the charitable effort will air on NESN during the fifth inning of every game they broadcast this season. Continue reading Adrian Gonzalez To Donate $500 To Habitat For Humanity For Every HR »

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Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV), a Cambridge-based non-profit that provides free tutoring and mentoring services to Cambridge students, is holding an auction that will let you throw out the first pitch in a game against the LA Angels on May 4, 2011, along with some other goodies (Roof Deck seats for four). All proceeds from the auction will go to CSV. The current high bid is 10K with bidding ending on February 10, 2011. Continue reading Throw Out First Pitch at Fenway – May 4, 2011 »

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Ray Allen Teams Up with SlamDiabetes

January 12, 2011 at 12:01pm in Celtics, Charity
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Ray Allen's $3 for 3's Program

Ray Allen has teamed up with SlamDiabetes to help children and adults diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Ray has helped start a program, $3 for 3′s, allowing supporters to donate $3 for every three-pointer Ray Allen makes this NBA season. As you may recall, Ray’s son, Walker, has Type 1 diabetes. Continue reading Ray Allen Teams Up with SlamDiabetes »

Boston Gives Cheer to the Children's Hospital of Boston

Here’s a little feel-good story for those of you who are dreading the shopping, snow-shoveling, and ugly sweaters that come with the holiday season every year: On Tuesday, the entire Boston Celtics team traveled to the Children’s Hospital in Boston and the Boston Medical Center to spread some holiday cheer. Doc Rivers and his boys spent the entire day hosting two holiday parties for patients.

The children got to enjoy the company of Boston’s finest, taking part in various holiday activities including carol-singing, holiday Bingo, and even an arts and crafts session. And for those too ill to leave their rooms during the visit, the Celtics went to the rooms to talk to the patients and give them something to smile about. Celtics captain Paul Pierce said that he and his teammates look forward to spending time with kids of the hospital during the holiday season.
Continue reading Celtics Bring Some Holiday Cheer to Those Less Fortunate »

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