Vikings support relief with $100,000 pledge

Published 6:01 pm Saturday, November 3, 2012

(AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and their owners, the Wilf family, announced in a news release Friday that they are pledging $100,000 to support Hurricane Sandy storm recovery efforts.

Zygi and Mark Wilf are from New Jersey.

“Being from and living in the affected areas, our family has seen first-hand the destruction of Hurricane Sandy,” Zygi Wilf said in the statement. “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.”

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The Vikings’ contribution will go to the American Red Cross and other local relief efforts in New Jersey and New York.