Courtesy of Maine Medical Center | BDN
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski teaches a kid at The Barbara Children’s Bush Hospital to spike a football Tuesday after he donated $25,000 to health care center along with his father Gordon and his brothers Dan and Gordie.
PORTLAND, Maine — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and his family have donated $25,000 to a Maine children’s hospital.
Gronkowski gave kids at The Barbara Children’s Bush Hospital in Portland a lesson on how to spike a football Tuesday and presented executives with a check along with his father and two brothers, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
The Barbara Bush Hospital was one of three New England hospitals to receive a donation from funds raised by The Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, which raffled off tickets to the Super Bowl and AFC championship game, Maine Medical Center spokeswoman Caroline Cornish said in a statement.
The hospital, located at Maine Medical Center, will use the funds to purchase equipment, support health care services and provide young…