Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has supported the local Muscular Dystrophy Association since his rookie year, and he continued giving back recently by bringing several teammates along to the 2015 MDA Gala.
The Vikings and Minnesota non-profit organization Matter distribute nearly 175K worth of women's personal care items to Minnesota shelters.
Several Vikings players recenly paid a visit to the Minneapolis Veteran's Hospital as a way to say thanks to those there who have served our country.
S Robert Blanton and other Vikings recently helped out the Vikings Youth Football Program at the St. Joseph's Home for Children in Minneapolis, putting the kids through football drills to help them stay fit.
Prior to Sunday's game vs. the Rams, the Vikings honored current and former members of the military who are also Vikings Season Ticket Members by bringing them on the field and having them hold the U.S. flag during the National Anthem.
The Vikings recently welcomed military personnel out to Winter Park to watch practice and meet some of their favorite players as a show of gratitude for all they do to protect and serve.
The small town of Caledonia has turned into a high school football power in recent years, but the life lessons the coaching staff and town have taught the kids off the field will reside with the players long after their football careers are over.