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September 2013 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Registry of Motor Vehicles Special Plate program, established by the legislature as an opportunity for charitable organizations to raise funds through a dedicated license plate.

In recognition of the anniversary, the MassDOT blog is sharing the story of some of the nearly 20 special plates.

To sign up for a special license plate today, please visit

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RMV Plate Celtics Children

License Plate: Celtics License Plate Benefits Children’s

Year Plate: 2010  Number of Plates on the Road: 3,446

Funds Raised for Charity: $   275,624.00

Show your support for the Boston Celtics and for Boston Children’s Hospital with a Boston Celtics License Plate.

The Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, which has named Boston Children’s Hospital as a focus partner, is donating all proceeds from the sale of the plates to support patient care and research at Boston Children’s. Cheer on the Celtics and join this winning team by signing up for a Celtics license plate! $28 of every plate fee benefits the hospital.

You can order your Celtics License Plate online directly from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV).
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“We are pleased to have a unique way for our fans to support both the Celtics and Boston Children’s Hospital,” explained Boston Celtics CEO and Co-owner, Wyc Grousbeck. “Boston Children’s has been a longstanding presence in the New England community, and our organization is proud to be associated with the hospital in this endeavor, and to have them as a focus partner of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation.”

Dr. James Mandell, President and CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital said the plate program shows the Celtics strong commitment to the thousands of kids the hospital serves throughout New England. “We’re honored to partner with such a storied franchise that brings so much pride to Boston, and we’re thankful these efforts will help us strengthen patient care and research.”

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