Blocked punt puts Patriots up 31-24

Blocked punt puts Patriots up 31-24

It’s been an eventful day on special teams for the Patriots and the latest big play has put them back on top in the third quarter. Dont’a Hightower blocked a Pat O’Donnell punt and linebacker Kyle Van Noy scooped the ball up for a 29-yard touchdown return. The score came shortly after New England tied [more]

Sony Michel carted off in Chicago

Sony Michel carted off in Chicago

The Patriots lost their second fumble of the first half when running back Sony Michel lost the ball while being spun down hard by Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols. They also may have lost Michel for the rest of the day. Michel needed to be helped off the field after having his lower leg bent [more]

Week Seven early inactives

Week Seven early inactives

Sunday’s action got off to an early start with the Titans and Chargers in London and Week Seven will continue with seven games in the early afternoon slot. As we do every week, we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information.Check back to see [more]

Patriots rule out Rob Gronkowski

Patriots rule out Rob Gronkowski

Tight end Rob Gronkowski didn’t travel to Chicago with the Patriots on Saturday and he won’t be making a last minute appearance in time to play in Sunday’s game against the Bears. The Patriots have announced that Gronkowski has been ruled out for the game. He was downgraded from questionable to doubtful on Saturday. Gronkowski [more]

Ty, Kelly & Chuck’s 2nd Annual “100,000 Thank Yous!”

Ty, Kelly & Chuck’s 2nd Annual “100,000 Thank Yous!”

WHAT IS 100,000 THANK YOUS?

Ty, Kelly & Chuck are challenging YOU to create, collect, and send 100,000 Thank You letters to our troops overseas in the month of November. Our troops are there for us 24/7… it’s YOUR turn to be there for THEM when they need it the most!

Last year we collected over 175,000 letters to send to our deployed service members, and we can’t wait to do it again! It’s time to challenge your neighbors, church group, class or entire school, team, fraternity or sorority, Girl or Boy Scout Troop, and work office to start writing letters of thanks to our military!

 

GET INVOLVED!

  • Start writing those letters! Get together with ANYONE you know to write letters of gratitude to our deployed service members and veterans. Mail all letters to Ty, Kelly & Chuck at 506 2nd Avenue S, Nashville TN 37210.

 

DEADLINE

  • Monday, November 26, 2018

 

Chuck Wicks surprises patients and families at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital making cards for our troops during last year’s 100,000 Thank Yous campaign.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

After you’ve written all those letters, send all of them bundled as directed below. Do NOT include envelopes when writing cards – it will only slow down the sorting!

  • Bundle letters in groups (typically in groups of 25, 50, 100 or 250 is best for a large amount).
  • Please add a note to the top of your letters noting how many are in each bundle! This will be a HUGE help while sorting and counting.
  • Feel free to place all letters in a manila envelope for ease of shipping.

Mail all letters to Ty, Kelly & Chuck at 506 2nd Avenue S, Nashville TN 37210.

No physical or monetary donations will be accepted – please do not include these in your letters.

 

Keith Urban writes and signs a Thank You card for our troops during last year’s 100,000 Thank Yous campaign.

 

LETTER WRITING GUIDELINES

  • Here are a few tips to remember when writing your letters:
  • Here are some things NOT to do when writing your letters:
    • They love kids’ drawings but do NOT use glitter or attach any other crafting materials (such as “googly eyes” or pipe cleaners)
    • Do not discuss inappropriate things
    • Avoid politics or political statements
    • Avoid lengthy religious discussions but saying you are praying for them is great
    • Avoid making holiday-specific cards, as the troops will be sent letters throughout the year.
    • Do NOT include envelopes when writing cards – it will only slow down the sorting!
  • Ideas to get you started:
    • Buy a box of greeting cards, write a short note of encouragement to our troops and send them to us to be included in our packages.
    • Fold a piece of paper in half and make your own card.  We would love for schools, churches, and clubs to have their children spend a few minutes making cards.

 

 

VOLUNTEER

 

OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS

  • Partners
    • Military Missions
      • Military Missions exists to support and honor deployed military personnel by sending care packages year round as an expression of appreciation and gratitude.
      • Through OPERATION S.E.N.D., Military Missions ships out 8,000+ care packages to troops deployed all over the world! Their care packages include personal care items, snacks, books, and (most importantly) YOUR cards! These packages get sent out year-round, so make sure your cards aren’t holiday-specific.
      • The Military Missions team likes to include 10+ cards in each care package, so that adds up to a LOT of cards per year – we are so excited to partner with them to make sure deployed military members will receive cards throughout 2019!
    • John Rich & Redneck Riviera
      • Redneck Riviera celebrates the men and women who make America the greatest nation in the world. It’s based on not only a work ethic that’s second to none, but also a passion for making the most of every moment. With Redneck Riviera, we’re honoring this unique American mindset by celebrating those folks who play every bit as hard as they work.