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Roger Goodell participates in Boston area community service project day before season opener

Ryan Hannable
September 06, 2017 - 1:58 pm

Roger Goodell is in town this week for the Patriots-Chiefs 2017 season opener on Thursday night.

While in the Boston area, Goodell helped take part in a community service event with Bridge Over Troubled Waters (BOTW) and the United Way on Wednesday as they teamed to build a playground, refurbish an outdoor space, and help set up a new house for homeless youth and their families.

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is a Boston area organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless, and high-risk youth through safe, supportive, and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services that guide them toward self-sufficiency.

The project was part of a $150,000 grant to BOTA from the Patriots and the NFL.