BOSTON (CBS) -- Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots honored 26 winners of the 2014 Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards on Monday at Gillette Stadium, donating $200,000 to local nonprofits.
The Myra Kraft Community MVP Award, which honors individuals who exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism, is given in memory of Kraft's late wife, who passed away in 2011 after a long battle with cancer.
Natick's Max Wallack was this year's grand prize winner, and received $25,000 for his charity Puzzles To Remember, which he founded back in 2008. The organization provides puzzles to nursing homes, veterans facilities, and other facilities that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.
Here is a list of all 26 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award recipients:
|Curtis Amory||Boxborough, MA||Friendly House Shelter|
|Robert Beach||Braintree, MA||Golf For All|
|Robbie Bergquist||Norwell, MA||Cell Phones For Soldiers|
|Saranne Brown||Scarborough, ME||Play Among The Stars Theater Group|
|Judith Chasin||Brookline, MA||Hospitality Homes|
|Kathleen Cook||North Andover, MA||Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc|
|Marie Coyle||Topsfield, MA||Scleroderma Foundation New England|
|Peter Deary||Abington, CT||Day Kimball Healthcare|
|Laura Dennison||Framingham, MA||Partners for Youth with Disabilities|
|Marie Duggan||Roslindale, MA||Technology For Autism|
|Raymond Gannon||Pawtucket, RI||Pawtucket Soup Kitchen|
|Dot Gonyea||South Portland, ME||Camp Sunshine|
|Peter Grey||Bedford, MA||Bedford Community Table/Pantry Inc.|
|Hildy Grossman||Brookline, MA||Upstage Lung Cancer|
|Paul Katsiroubas||Jamaica Plain, MA||Volunteers of America Massachusetts|
|Ray LeBlanc||Hopkinton, MA||East Coast Jumbos|
|William Lowenstein||Auburn, ME||Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Service|
|Michael Michaud||West Hartford, CT||Miracle League of CT|
|Pauline Nagle Olsen||Farmington, CT||Malta House of Care, Inc.|
|Roderick Pascual||Warwick, RI||Kent County Memorial Hospital|
|Ryan Patrick||Newton, MA||Regional Hospice and Home Care|
|Lorraine Smith||Roxbury, MA||Nativity Preparatory School|
|Kane Tobin||Winooski, VT||Boys & Girls Club Burlington|
|Max Wallack||Natick, MA||Puzzles To Remember|
|Laura Williamson||Wellesley, MA||National Brain Tumor Society|
|Terry Wolkowicz||New Bedford, MA||New Bedford Symphony Orchestra|
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