BOSTON (WHDH) - New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski presented a check to Boston Public Schools Wednesday to support funding for women’s sporting equipment.

The two-time Super Bowl champion donated $70,000 to the school district’s athletic department. The funds will also support five other area school districts.

Gronkowski offered advice to the girls, encouraging them to make a positive impact in the community and told them to strive to be leaders.

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