The Vikings and the Wilf family have announced that they're pledging $100,000 to support Hurricane Sandy storm relief efforts. Here's the release that the team sent out this evening:
VIKINGS AND WILF FAMILY PLEDGE $100,000 TO VICTIMS OF HURRICANE SANDY
Eden Prairie, MN (November 2, 2012) – The Minnesota Vikings and the Wilf family are pledging $100,000 to support Hurricane Sandy storm recovery efforts.
“Being from and living in the affected areas, our family has seen first-hand the destruction of Hurricane Sandy,” said Vikings Owner/Chairman Zygi Wilf. “As an organization, it is important for us to help raise awareness and support for those impacted by this disaster. Every contribution is critical to helping families and individuals in the region.”
The $100,000 contribution from the Vikings and the Wilfs will go to the American Red Cross and other local relief efforts in New Jersey and New York. The team is encouraging Vikings fans throughout the world to also contribute by visiting the American Red Cross web site.