BOSTON - The Boston Bruins announced today, November 19, that Zdeno Chara will continue the Bruins annual tradition of donating 400 pies purchased from Mike's Pastry in the North End for Thanksgiving and delivering them to local organizations on Thursday, November 22.
Chara will make stops at New England Center and Home for Veterans (17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108), St. Francis House (39 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116), Pine Street Inn (444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118), Haley House (23 Dartmouth St., Boston, MA 02116), and Home For Little Wanderers (69 Alleghany St., Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120).
The best media opportunities for photos and video will be at Pine Street Inn.
In addition, Chara and the Bruins are encouraging fans to give back this Thanksgiving to those in need by donating $33 to benefit the Boston Children's Patient and Family Holiday Support Program, which helps families struggling with food insecurity this holiday season. Any fan who raises or donates more than $100 will receive an autographed Zdeno Chara 8x10 photo.
Fans can donate by visiting https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/zdeno-chara.