Kansas City, January 31, 2020: Students at Hartman Elementary School and George Melcher Elementary School were geared-up and fired-up for “Red Friday” today thanks to the donation of Kansas City Chiefs t-shirts by quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ 15 and the Mahomies Foundation.
Earlier this week, officials with the Mahomies Foundation informed Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation Director Nicole Collier-White that Mahomes had decided to donate the t-shirts for KCPS students in the lead-up to the Chiefs’ Super Bowl match-up against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Feb. 2.
KCPS Dropout Prevention Coordinator Stevie Brooks decided to use the Mahomies Foundation t-shirts as part of the school system’s attendance initiative. Students who had achieved at least an 85 percent attendance rate at Hartman and Melcher were randomly selected to receive the shirts.
Both schools hosted “Red Friday” events today so that the students could show-off their new t-shirts and express their support for the Chiefs.