Cell Phones For Soldiers Co-founders, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist were recently honored by the Boston Celtics with its Heroes Among Us award for their work with military members. Friday, Nov. 6, Brittany and Robbie were honored on center court during the second quarter as the Celtics hosted the Washington Wizards for its Hoops for Troops night.
Since its establishment in 1997 by the Boston Celtics, The Heroes Among Us program has recognized outstanding individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to their communities. The award is presented at every Celtics home game and pays tribute to the heroic achievements of these outstanding citizens.
New this season, and as part of Mass. Lottery’s partnership with this program, each Hero Among Us honoree has the opportunity to donate a pair of Celtics tickets to a charitable organization or cause of their choice. Robbie and Brittany chose to donate their tickets to charity partner the Volunteers of America Massachusetts Bay Veterans Center.