Peterson supports Team Rubicon

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is well-known for putting up big numbers on the field.  Today, he put up a big number off the field in hopes of providing relief for many.

Peterson wrote a check for $50,000 from his “All Day Foundation” and donated it to Team Rubicon, a disaster response veteran service organization.  Team Rubicon (TR) gives veterans the opportunity to continue their service by helping and providing assistance to those struck by disasters.  TR combines the skills and experience of military veterans with first responders to quickly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations.

“Military veterans choose to serve even after they take off the uniform because they want to dedicate themselves to a cause larger than their own,” said Adrian Peterson, running back for Minnesota Vikings. “Supporting organizations like Team Rubicon before, during, and after times of disaster allows them to continue their important missions in communities worldwide.”

“When our country is in need, veterans respond,” said Jacob Wood, President and Co-Founder of Team Rubicon. “Adrian’s generous support of our mission will enable Team Rubicon to broaden and accelerate our response efforts in future crisis situations.”

To learn more about Team Rubicon, please click here.

Peterson currently leads the NFL in rushing yards.  Since his debut in 2007, he is the league’s leading rusher and has earned several awards while setting both NFL and Vikings franchise records.

The Good in Sports tips our cap to Adrian Peterson and his “All Day Foundation” for his generosity and willingness to help those in need.  A true role model on and off the field of play.

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