Retro Report documentary:

Kraft, Patriots donate to bombing victims

The SportsXchange

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his family will donate up to $100,000 to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

The Patriots have a website for donations that can be accessed from patriots.com. The Kraft family will match contributions up to $100,000.

"We are grieving for the victims of this senseless act," Kraft said. "It is not lost on us that this tragedy occurred on Patriots Day, at an event where our own staff and families were participating and where thousands of runners are raising money for charities with which we are associated either through our foundation, our alumni or our friends.

"Our focus is on helping those in need and beginning the healing process. We hope by matching donations, we will encourage more people to give."

Several players also offered financial support on Tuesday. Recent free-agent signee Danny Amendola will donate $100 for every pass he catches and $200 for every drops in 2013. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork will match donations up to $10,000.
Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Football
View Comments (3)