The Vikings recently welcomed Kai Desmet, a 19-year-old Vikings fan from Seattle that has been battling a rare childhood cancer called Desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor for the last year, to Winter Park to watch practice and meet several of his favorite players.
Despite being hampered on the field by injuries this season, Chad Greenway isn't letting that affect his leadership role, both with the Vikings but also at home with his family and through his Chad Greenway Foundation.
"Bizarre Foods" host Andrew Zimmern joined "Vikings Connected" this week to promote his efforts to help cure hunger, including his work on the Taste of the Vikings event (visit vikings.com/taste for more info + tickets). Plus he talks food at the new Vikings stadium and much more.
Teddy Bridgewater's Mom, Rose Murphy -- a breast cancer survivor -- sounded the Gjallarhorn prior to Sunday's game vs. the Lions, in an effort to continue to raise breast cancer awareness.
Greg Jennings recently teamed up with David Yurman jewelers to benefit The Greg Jennings Foundation, which gives back in countless ways to youth in the Twin Cities and back in his hometown of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Hear from Teddy Bridgewater and his mom, Rose Murphy, about their story of living in the inner-city of Miami and dealing with her battle with breast cancer that hit the family in 2007 but made them both stronger because of the experience.
EJ Henderson anchored the Vikings defense for several years as one of the game's top middle linebackers, and now has rejoined the team as the club's Youth Football Manager, aiming to make a difference in the lives of young athletes in the state of Minnesota.
The Vikings recognized the first Community Captain award winner – Breck High School Junior Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman – in front of his teammates and coaches on Thursday, October 9.
On Sunday, September 7, the Vikings helped conduct a Punt, Pass and Kick competition in Prior Lake. Vikings Youth Football Manager EJ Henderson, Viktor the Viking and members of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders were on-hand to help with the competition and encourage participants.
The Vikings recently named Minneapolis South High School coach Lenny Sedlock their Coach of the Week, which resulted in a $1,000 donation from the Vikings to the school. The team had tried to overcome the loss of teammate Sha-kym Adams, who drowned this past summer.