Minnesota Vikings: Mike Zimmer Foundation has awesome shirts
By Adam Carlson
The head coach of the Minnesota Vikings heads up the Mike Zimmer Foundation, which has some great shirts on sale and proceeds go to help fantastic causes.
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is known for his tough demeanor on the field and the mouth of a sailor, but there is a soft side to him that has helped to create The Mike Zimmer Foundation.
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According to the official website for The Mike Zimmer Foundation, the foundation is put in place to help promote education, provide scholarships for students, hold a free football camp, and encourage everyone to help children live a better life.
The reason behind Zimmer forming the Foundation is a great one as well.
"“To honor the life of Vikki Zimmer, Mike Zimmer and his family have created The Mike Zimmer Foundation to benefit the communities of Minnesota and keep Vikki’s big heart and giving spirit alive.”"
There are some great ways help help out the charity. They are currently looking for partnerships and more fundraising opportunities and also have great things in place like X’s, O’s and A+’s Football Camp, Coach Zimmer’s MVP Scholarships, The Mike Zimmer Classic golf tournament, and the Standout Students program. However, now fans can help out by buying some merchandise on the website.
While a couple of the shirts are plain, showing some great quotes from Zimmer like “Don’t tell me about the labor, just show me the baby” and “A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life”, there is one tee-shirt that catches everyone’s eye.
The real beauty on sale at mikezimmerfoundation.org is a presidential tee showing off the head coach with an American Flag behind his head. The text says “Vote Zimmer 2016” and on the back it says “#Zimmer2016”.
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Fans who really believe in Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer may want to add all these shirts to their collection, or even get them as gifts for some of the great coaches in their lives. And, while buying these shirts is fun, purchases also help out a great cause, The Mike Zimmer Foundation.