Cordarrelle Patterson recently visited Rice Lake Elementary School in Maple Grove to meet one of his biggest fans, Nevaeh, who wrote him a letter asking him to pay her and her classmates a visit.
Philanthropy and commitment to community are core values of the Wilf family and the entire Vikings organization. We hope you enjoy this brief highlight of the many ways the Vikings organization impacted our community in 2013.
The Vikings recently welcomed Peter Westerhaus , the 2010 Mr. Football Award winner, to Winter Park. Westerhaus was slated to attend the U of M but was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and forced to retire from football. He was presented with a jersey, got to participate in practice, meet players and more.
Vikings players, coaches and staff recently hit the links to help raise money for the Vikings Children's Fund. Hear from Matt Kalil, Blair Walsh, Harrison Smith on the day that was at Rush Creek in Maple Grove.
Watch a video recap of the 2014 Gridiron Gallop 5K Run/Walk, which was once again hosted by one of the Vikings most community-active players, Chad Greenway. Hear from Greenway, P Jeff Locke, and former Vikings LB Ben Leber.
Vikings center John Sullivan recently held the sixth annual Champions for Children Celebrity Golf Classic in an effort to raise money for the University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, an effort that Sullivan supports year-round via several events.
Chad Greenway's Lead The Way Foundation partnered with the Bohannon Group Foundation to host his annual golf tournament at Mendakota Country Club to raise money for ill children and their families in the Twin Cities to help fund his "Chad's Locker" program.
The Vikings, in partnership with KaBoom! and The Toro Company, held their 9th annual playground build on Wednesday, June 4 at the Lucy Craft Laney School in Minneapolis.