TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 7: Patrick Mahomes # 15 of the Kansas City Chiefs appears to stand against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 7, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
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Patrick Mahomes announced his first off-season community project through his Foundation 15 & The Mahomes with the news of a Legacy Brick Project that would enable fans to work with him to build an all-inclusive play area at Martin Luther King. , Jr. Square Park.
The Legacy Brick project enables community members to participate in raising awareness as well as advocacy in addition to the foundation. Through May 26, 2021, community members from the Kansas City area (and others across the Chiefs Kingdom) have the opportunity to connect with Mahomes to create a beautiful new space that will enhance the park and make it safe and fun to play in the area for children and families.
“I’m very excited about this project as it fits in perfectly with the foundation’s mission to bring all children together in a healthy and safe way to just be children,” said Patrick Mahomes in a press release. “I hope this is a project that the Kansas City community can gather and enjoy for a long time.”
The ultimate goal of the website is twofold: to be an “all inclusive target game site that provides kids with a safe place to play and party. King’s Legacy Offers ”.
By participating and ordering your own stone, you can work with Mahomes to raise funds to help create the park. There are five different packages available with different types of paving stones. Community members and fans can add a carved message. In addition, packages allow replica stones to be ordered like the one purchased, as a home reminder of a person’s participation. Each brick is expected to be installed sometime this summer.
Packages range from a standard 4 “x 8” brick for $ 250 to a premium 24 “x 24” square brick for $ 15,000.
The brick project is just one of several projects by Mahomes in recent years, from paying for voting machines for use at Arrowhead Stadium, to sponsoring literacy projects, to paying for scholarships for children of deceased Navy Seals. You can read a lot more about the various work done by 15 and the Mahomes Foundation here.