On Friday, New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft lent one of the teams “Air Kraft” airplanes to students and families of the victims lost in the the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla on Februay 14th.
The plane was dispatched to Florida to pickup a group that plans on attending Saturday’s ‘‘March For Our Lives’’ rally in Washington, D.C. and return them home after.
According to an AP report, “Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, operate an anti-gun violence organization, and reached out to Kraft for assistance.”
A few students documented the trip on social media.
Heading to D.C. & I’m so thankful to be here with so many amazing people. Thank you @Patriots for donating your plane to help us get to D.C.! And always so happy to have @isabelabarry by my side through everything I do✨💗 pic.twitter.com/o8I7EfzQED
— sawyer! (@sawyergarrity) March 22, 2018
Thank you @Patriots for supporting Stoneman Douglas. Alex sitting in or near Chris Hogan’s seat. @RamapoAthletics. #ShineMSD #MSDStrong @MoscouAlex @jscoo44 @ChrisHogan_15 #wyckoff pic.twitter.com/7reuhsEwTJ
— Elaine Sacks Moscou (@ElaineSacksMosc) March 23, 2018
Respect RKK!!! https://t.co/miHXJB3Q5e
— Devin&Jason McCourty (@McCourtyTwins) March 24, 2018
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