The Hometown Kid: Vikings WR Adam Thielen’s bond with Detroit Lakes
September 21st, 2022
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota will never forget native son Adam Thielen.
But Thielen hasn’t forgotten his hometown, either. Learn more about Adam’s journey to the NFL!
Vikings receiver Adam Thielen helps give Humboldt High School an impressive makeover
September 13th, 2022
In the middle of the newly renovated weight room funded by the Thielen Foundation, a handful of student athletes shed light on their personal experiences.
Adam Thielen Launches Limited Edition ‘First Down Flakes’ Cereal
August 24th, 2022
Detroit Lakes native and Minnesota Viking wide receiver Adam Thielen has teamed up with Hy-Vee for an exclusive new cereal created in partnership with Thielen and the Thielen Foundation.
Minnesota Vikings Receiver Adam Thielen Hosts Youth Camp For Kids
June 24th, 2022
Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen brought his youth camp to the Rustad Recreation Center in West Fargo.
The Detroit Lakes native gave one-on-one instruction in football skills and drills to help them improve their game.
Thielen Foundation Unveils New Workout Space at Hospital’s Mental Health Unit
June 7th, 2022
Vikings receiver Adam Thielen and his wife Caitlin took in the renovation for the first time, along with media members and Thielen Foundation corporate partners. The looks on their faces revealed just how far the room had come.
Walk-Off Homer Lifts Offense at Thielen Foundation Softball Game
June 3rd, 2022
Nearly 30 of Adam Thielen’s teammates participated in the game, hosted at CHS Field, to help raise money for Thielen Foundation’s mission of supporting youth and various populations in need.
Thielen Foundation hosts charity softball game
May 31st, 2022
The Thielen Foundation held a charity softball game at CHS Field on Tuesday. FOX 9’s Dawn Mitchell was at the event to take in the homeruns live in person.
Adam Thielen Hoping to Knock Charity Softball Game Out of the Park
May 16th, 2022
Vikings fans will have a unique opportunity to see their favorite NFL players on a baseball diamond.
Adam Thielen and several of his teammates will switch sports on the evening of Tuesday, May 31, for the Thielen Foundation Charity Softball Game.
Adam Thielen’s foundation to provide grant for new Humboldt fitness center
Jan. 20th, 2022
The Thielen Foundation, headed up by Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, took a keen interest in the Harding-Humboldt football co-op that formed last year in St. Paul. The foundation reached out to head coach Otto Kraus, now the athletic director at Harding, because it knew of the increased costs that come with forming a new co-op, from uniforms to equipment.
Thielen Foundation Benefiting 11 Minnesota Nonprofits with $375K Donation
Dec. 22nd, 2021
As 2021 draws to a close, Thielen Foundation has announced a special donation of $375,000 that will be shared among 11 Minnesota-based nonprofits. Adam Thielen told media members Wednesday he’s “super excited” about the financial gifts this holiday season.
2021 Thanksgiving meals in the Twin Cities and beyond
Nov. 16th, 2021
The first Salvation Army Thanksgiving meals distribution occurred Tuesday morning at The Salvation Army’s Central service center in Northeast Minneapolis.
For the first time in three years, Brooklyn Center football is playing under the lights in 2021
Sept 24th, 2021
A lighting system failure had forced Brooklyn Center High School to play afternoon games since 2018. But not anymore, thanks in part to the Thielen Foundation.
Minnesota’s Adam Thielen Named Week 2 NFLPA Community MVP
Sept 17th, 2021
Adam Thielen has been named Week 2 NFLPA Community MVP after he and his wife Caitlin donated more than $100K to replace the stadium lights at Brooklyn Center High School in Minneapolis, reviving Friday night football for the first time in three years.
Thielen Foundation Returns Friday Night Lights to Brooklyn Center
Sept 10th, 2021
Vikings receiver Adam Thielen and his wife Caitlin began a relationship with Brooklyn Center High School that previously included a donation of $10,000 for sports equipment and other support. Through fundraising events and sponsorships, the lights were turned on Friday night.
Matterbox Initiative Helping to Feed Kids, Promote Fitness
June 8th, 2021
The organization gave MATTERboxes to about 450 children at a football camp in Woodbury on Saturday. The camp was led by Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen through his nonprofit, the Thielen Foundation.
Thielen Foundation Launches Fundraiser to Return Friday Night Lights to Brooklyn Center
June 1st, 2021
Thielen Foundation is helping Brooklyn Center High School re-light its stadium for evening games.
Getting Open: Thielen Foundation Addressing Overlooked Mental Health of Youth
April 6th, 2021
Adam and Caitlin Thielen understand the importance of mental health at a young age, which has become the focus of their family’s nonprofit, Thielen Foundation.
February 24th, 2021
Thanks in part to help from current and former Vikings, the student-athletes and staff at Robbinsdale Cooper High School have a brand-new, state-of-the-art weight room that will serve as an exercise and gathering space for the entire school community.
December 24th, 2020
Through the Thielen Foundation, Adam and his wife, Caitlin, along with sons Asher and Hudson, sponsored five St. Paul-area families for the holidays.
November 18th, 2020
Adam and Caitlin Thielen and the Thielen Foundation are partnering with Jennie-O Turkey to donate 2,000 turkeys to Minnesota families in need.
Thielen Foundation to provide money, equipment to help three organizations hit hard by COVID-19, riot damage
September 25th, 2020
Thielen Foundation Announces $100,000 MN COVID19 Donation and Radiothon presented by Choice Bank to be held on April 9th with KFAN & iHeart Radio-Minneapolis to raise additional funds for COVID Relief
April 2nd, 2020
December 23rd, 2019
Thielen Foundation focuses efforts on mental health and behavioral unit at M-Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
December 10th, 2019
Adam and Caitlin Thielen Team Up With Jennie-O Turkey Store to Donate 1,000 Turkeys
November 25th, 2019
Adam and Caitlin Thielen’s foundation launches program to reward academic success with athletic equipment
September 10th, 2019
After they arrived for summer practices and first saw their weight room upgraded with new equipment, the athletes at Brooklyn Center High School mostly assumed the free weights and kettlebells in the room had arrived because of funding in the school’s budget.
As they found out Tuesday, that wasn’t exactly the case.
July 23rd, 2019
Adam Thielen, Harrison Smith, Kyle Rudolph and Anthony Harris participated in a celebrity softball game Monday night at CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints. Proceeds from ticket sales benefited The Thielen Foundation, which Adam and his wife, Caitlin, started in 2018.
June 21st, 2019
Greatness is defined through a multitude of different criteria. For the casual spectator and sports fan, Adam Thielen’s greatness stems from his play on the gridiron on Sundays.
November 26th, 2018
Minnesota wide receiver Adam Thielen is posting big numbers on the field this season with 85 receptions, 1,013 yards and seven touchdowns after the first 10 games, but one of his biggest receptions this year is the $300,000 donation and partnership commitment that he received from Choice Bank.
September 18th, 2018
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, along with his wife Caitlin, officially launched the Thielen Foundation by announcing a partnership with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital in its Behavioral Unit.
June 24th, 2018
Minnesota Vikings Wide Receiver and Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen hosted his inaugural youth football camp at the TCO Performance Center on June 24. The camp included one-on-one football instruction and focused on character development, leadership and sportsmanship.
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