NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New England Patriots and the National Football League are donating $100,000 to One Fund Boston to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and the Kraft family have been collecting donations online that will be distributed by the fund set up by Massachussetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.
The Kraft family has pledged to match donations up to $100,000 and announced that $617,000 has been raised so far, including the contribution from the NFL Foundation.
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