Sullivan To Host Holiday Party At Children's Hospital, Be Named Vikings Man of the Year

Posted Dec 17, 2013

On Tuesday, December 17, John Sullivan will host an early Holiday Party for young patients and their families--roughly 100 people--at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital.

Sullivan has purchased gifts for every young patient staying in the hospital. Players joining the visit include: Jeff Baca, Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco, Charlie Johnson, Matt Kalil, Jeff Locke, Kevin Murphy, Jerome Simpson and J’Marcus Webb.

At the event, Sullivan will be named the 2013 Vikings Community Man of the Year. Since his rookie year, Sullivan has immersed himself in the community. In 2013, Sullivan personally donated $150,000 toward the medically friendly Amplatz playground. For the past 3 years John has sponsored Halloween, Thanksgiving and Holiday parties at Amplatz for the patients and families and is the celebrity chair for the Amplatz Golf Classic. In addition, since his rookie year John has visited the V.A. Medical Center each season and has volunteered his time with many other area nonprofits.