Vikings players donate earnings from EA Sports Madden NFL to North Memorial Health Foundation to purchase personal protective equipment.
(Robbinsdale, MN – April 2, 2020) – North Memorial Health thanks Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings running back, and Danielle Hunter, Minnesota Vikings defensive end, for donating their earnings from EA Sports Madden NFL to North Memorial Health Foundation. These generous contributions demonstrate the players’ recognition of the essential work healthcare professionals are doing to care for communities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Dalvin Cook and Danielle Hunter have shown incredible talent on the football field and we are honored that they have chosen to use their skills and resources to support the purchase of personal protective equipment to keep healthcare workers safe,” said Kevin Croston, MD, CEO of North Memorial Health. “Thank you for being part of the North Memorial Health family. The Minnesota Vikings are our hometown team and this donation is an example of how we fight this disease together for the good of our community.”
North Memorial Health is accepting donations of essential supplies and funds to support the fight against COVID-19. Learn more about how to contribute.
North Memorial Health is a proud partner of the Minnesota Vikings as we work to help Minnesotans stay healthy.
I want to say THANK YOU to those who continue to put their lives on the line each day & fight COVID-19. To MN's @northmemorial hospital, I’m donating my @EAMadden check from the @nflpa to be used for vital PPE gear. Let's make a difference together💜🏈https://t.co/aRoiaeJPwH
— Dalvin Cook (@dalvincook) April 1, 2020
— North Memorial (@northmemorial) April 1, 2020
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About North Memorial Health
At North Memorial Health, we are on a mission to change healthcare. We’re delivering unmatched customer service and empowering our customers throughout the Twin Cities to achieve their best health. North Memorial Health provides access to high-quality, low-cost care throughout the Twin Cities through its medical transportation services and two hospitals – North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital. North Memorial Health Clinics which include primary care, specialty care and hospice are part of a joint venture with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota that is transforming the healthcare experience for consumers. Across the North Memorial Health system, 900+ doctors and 5,000+ team members are dedicated to delivering a more connected experience for our customers.