NFL legend Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski helped the United States Service Automobile Association (USSA) gift two cars to veterans ahead of Saturday’s Army-Navy football game.
The former Patriots star was “on hand” Friday to present donated cars to Army and Navy families at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, CBS News reported. report.
USAA, the sponsor of the game between the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, presented the car to Army Sgt. Robert Trevino and Petty Officer Kyle Colegraf were named by the nonprofit as donors.
Trevino was partially paralyzed in a car accident, and the truck he received was specially modified to suit his special needs.
Gronk posted a photo of himself with the recipient and his family on Instagram, calling the opportunity an “honor.”
“I'm truly honored to join @USAA in the NABC Recycle Ride program to refurbish vehicles for people in need,” he wrote. “This year, we gifted two vehicles to two deserving military families representing both the Army and Navy. We're excited to be back in Boston ahead of this year's Army-Navy game!”