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Red Sox Kid Nation Backpack A Thon Update

Well tomorrow is the big day! The Red Sox Kid Nation Captains will be at Fenway filling and giving out 3,000 backpacks to kids going into 5th grade in Boston. Hood donated the backpacks & the captains have worked very hard to collect supplies to fill them so we can help out other kids. this is what I have managed to get donated & will be taking to Fenway tomorrow!t 1st a shout out to some special people for their help!  Amy Conley & staff of Financial Engines. Andrew Weidner, Mary & Joseph Cashman, Kevin Kennedy & Family, Kevin Donaher & Family, William DiMento, Hillary Burr & staff at Wolf & Company, North Shore Young Democrats, Brendan Crighton, Sen. Tom McGee & his staff, Finagle a Bagel, Newbury Comics, Victoria Enos & employees of Sun Life Financial,LynnCam TV, Dave Riley Jr, Dave Solimine, Patty Theriault-Lopes & The Daily Item. Hood & the Red Sox are awesome for letting us do this project. Mardi Fuller & Joe Chamas in the Red Sox Office were awesome too! Thanks guys!

Now here’s the list!

552 Spiral Notebooks

3,131 Pens

3,064 Pencils

597 Binders

14 Assignment Notebooks

319 Folders

506 Highlighters

67 Sets Binder Index Tabs

26 Packages Filler paper

25 Composition Notebooks

35 Rulers

42 Binder Pouches

7 Crayons

5 Scissors

40 Glue Sticks

15 Colored Pencils

8 Staplers

9 Markers

14 Pencil Boxes

5 Calculators

and other assorted items!

 

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Sell Out Record at Fenway & other thoughts

I sure wish I was gonna be at the game tonight. But I will be watching on TV. We have been to 11 games this year. And we have tickets for the game Friday night! YEAH! I think it’s awesome we set a sell out record but it’s kind of bad too for us fans that can’t go to all the games because we can’t get tickets & they cost so much. I was talking to people I know that used to go to Fenway 40 or 50 years ago. They told me lots of cool stories like you could go the day of the game and buy a ticket cheap because not many people went to the games. And you could hang out by the field and get autographs and stuff like that. Sometimes I wish it was still like that because  It reminds me of how the North Shore Spirit games were. I went to almost every North Shore Spirit game for 5 years. I really miss the Spirit.

 The players, people who worked there and other fans all knew my name. We could hang out by the field and get autographs when the guys were on the field and after the game. The players and managers were always so nice to us kids and treated us like we were important. We laughed, cheered and even cried together.  It was like a big family. We were family because we all loved the North Shore Spirit. Sometimes when there wasn’t a Spirit game the Fraser Faithful would get together to watch Red Sox games. I miss the North Shore Spirit especially my favorite catcher Alex Trezza and still cry sometimes because the team is never coming back. Their last game was in 2007. 

But I’ve been a Red Sox fan since I can remember and I’m glad I have the Red Sox and Red Sox Nation. I’m glad I am a Kid Nation Captain and part of the Red Sox Nation family. Thanks Remy, Regular Rob, Joe Chamas, PAPELBON, Schilling, Pedroia, Kid Nation Captains and the rest of my Red Sox family. You’re the best. Sometimes I don’t think people know how much the Red Sox means to us kids. It’s like family and Fenway park is like home. It’s a place we can go and have fun and be a part of a big family where everybody belongs. When you’re cheering for the Red Sox no one cares is you’re a little kid or old. It doesn’t matter how fast you can run or how smart you are. It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor or one of the cool kids. We just love the Red Sox so we’re family. 

Now if we can just beat the Rays every game in this home stand take back the lead in the AL. I’m glad Lester is pitching. I like him and it was awesome watching him pitch a no hitter. He got cured of cancer & I hope everybody realizes how important it is to find a care for cancer so no more people die from it.