ABOUT SWEET FEET FOR STRIKES

FORMERLY THE MAYO BOWL

Blue Sky Sports & Entertainment conceived and created the Mayo Bowl, newly renamed Sweet Feet for Strikes, for former Patriots defensive captain and Pro Bowler Jerod Mayo in 2010.  In its inaugural year, all proceeds benefited Pitching in for Kids.  The following year, Blue Sky introduced Jerod to Boston Medical Center.  Impressed with the work they do, Jerod and Blue Sky invited BMC to be one of two beneficiaries of the Mayo Bowl.  Since 2014 Boston Medical Center has been the sole beneficiary of the Mayo Bowl and an integral partner in the growth of Boston's premier celebrity event.  The Mayo Bowl has enabled Boston's inner city children to receive exceptional care without exception from Boston Medical Center.  Each year the Mayo Bowl sells out all twenty (20) bowling lanes, attracts well over 400 event attendees and reaches over 4.2 million individuals through social media. 

 

This year, Patriots Super Bowl Champion and running back, James White, is continuing the Mayo Bowl tradition after having co-hosted with Jerod in 2017.  He is marking a new era for the event, which he has renamed Sweet Feet for Strikes.  James and his wife Diana are excited to continue to raise funds for BMC that was set forth by Jerod & Chantel Mayo.  James strongly believes that he has the ability to make a significant impact on the lives of children who are in need of medical support.   

 

Sweet Feet for Strikes is the largest professional athlete attended event in the New England area.

 

Historically, Sweet Feet for Strikes has averaged over thirty five (35) current and retired New England Patriots players in attendance each year.  Some of the players/celebrities that have been in attendance over the past eight (8) years include:

  • Jerod Mayo

  • Tom Brady

  • Julian Edelman

  • Randy Moss

  • Vince Wilfork

  • Robert Kraft

  • Rob Gronkowski

  • Devin McCourty

  • Dont'a Hightower

  • Troy Brown

  • Tedy Bruschi

  • Danny Amendola

  • Matthew Slater

  • Stephen Gostowski

  • Rob Ninkovich

  • Malcolm Butler

  • Andre Tippett

  • Matt Light

  • Joe Andruzzi

  • Jared Sullinger

In 2018, Sweet Feet for Strikes raised over $268k and over the course of the past nine (9) years has generated $2.5 million.

This year's Sweet Feet for Strikes co-chairs are:

            Ryan Carroll

            Managing Director

            Charlesbank Capital Partners

            Frank Nelson

            Executive Managing Director

            Newmark Knight Frank

Sweet Feet for Strikes Schedule of Events:

6:00pm - Red Carpet & Team Check In

7:00pm - Celebrity Introductions

7:15pm - Bowling Tournament Begins

8:30pm - Live Auction

9:00pm - Silent Auction Closes

9:15pm - Award Ceremony

ABOUT BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a non-profit 496-bed medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston Medical Center emphasizes community-based care, with its mission to provide consistently accessible health services to all. The largest safety net hospital in New England, Boston Medical Center provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. BMC is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. The Emergency Department had 130,000 visits last year.

To learn more about Boston Medical Center visit https://www.bmc.org/about-us

ABOUT BLUE SKY SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Blue Sky Sports & Entertainment is a full service sports marketing and events management firm dedicated to providing its clients with the very best personal service.  With Blue Sky’s experience, knowledge and contacts in the industry, they are ready to plan events, secure talent for appearances, and develop strategic marketing partnerships.  Blue Sky blends the talent and capabilities of its clients with their vision and expertise to maximize success in measurable and meaningful ways.

Additional information about Blue Sky Sports & Entertainment can be found at www.blueskyse.com

For more information on Sweet Feet for Strikes, please contact

Samantha Baglioni | 781.421.3025 x208 | sbaglioni@blueskyse.com

Blue Sky Sports & Entertainment

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