On Thursday, April 9 beginning at 6am, the Thielen Foundation is partnering with KFAN and iHeartRadio Twin Cities to bring you The Thielen MN Covid Relief Radiothon, a day full of raising money and awareness for the causes that the Minnesota sports community have been supporting during this current health crisis. Throughout the entire day Adam Thielen will be on-air (from his home) and joined by other Minnesota athletes, coaches, team executives and community partners to help bring attention to local relief efforts during this pandemic and help raise money for those individuals and organizations in need.
Donations raised on April 9th will benefit:
- The Salvation Army
- Second Harvest Heartland
- Fairview Health Services
- MN Disaster Recovery Fund for Coronavirus
About the Charities...
The Salvation Army –The Twin Cities Salvation Army stands ready to meet the needs of people impacted by COVID-19 and has ramped up its efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus with its most important programs – food, emergency assistance and housing.
Second Harvest Heartland –Second Harvest Heartland is providing emergency food boxes so those experiencing hunger can access needed meals while reducing their risk of exposure. Second Harvest Heartland is coordinating an effort to distribute meals prepared by local restaurants through Loaves and Fishes – a free public dining program with 30 locations.
Fairview Health Services – The need for medical protection equipment and safety gear for patients and staff is at an all-time high. Fairview Health Services is a nonprofit health system that includes the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center.
MN Disaster Recovery Fund for Coronavirus – The Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation created this fund to support community needs as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. Funds will serve both short- and long-term needs that arise within communities, due to coronavirus and future disasters that occur within the state of Minnesota.
Check back throughout the day to see the running total on the State Farm Donation tracker!