Originally posted on Projo Pats Blog  |  Last updated 11/1/11
By Paul KenyonRob Gronkowski changed uniforms on Tuesday, turning in his shoulder pads and helmet for an oxygen tank and a fire fighter's jacket The Pats tight end and his brother and teammate, Dan Gronkowski, represented the Patriots Charitable Foundation at the Hope Elementary School in Scituate. As part of the foundation's Celebrate Volunterism campaign, they presented a medal and an autographed football to Don Campbell, the chief of the Hope Jackson Fire Company, as the Patriots ``Difference Maker of the Week.'' Campbell has been a volunteer fire fighter for 50 years. The Gronkowski brothers and members of the Hope Jackson Fire Company also gave more than 200 students from the Hope Elementary School a talk on fire safety. Rob Gronkowski became the star of the show when he dressed in fire fighter Kevin Hoskin's gear. ``This,'' Gronkowski said when he donned the equipment, fask mask and all, ``is a lot heavier than what we wear on Sunday. I would have a pretty good game if I wore this.
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