Benefits: Team Tucker's Locker in the Kyle Rudolph End Zone Fund
Goal $ 25,000.00
100% towards our goal
DONOR LIST
Nick & Lindsey
$ 25.00
Don't have a lot to give, but wanted to help out. Thanks to all who contribute. #TeamTucker
Shannon Klecker
$ 20.00
Susie
$ 20.00
Warm wishes & strength TeamTucker...
Anonymous
$ 500.00
Robert Purdy And Family
$ 50.00
God bless Tucker and his family
Dick And Patty Evans
$ 100.00
Honoring Tucker and his boundless energy and love of sports
Liz
$ 100.00
An all too short life lived well. Peace to Tucker and his family.
Lauren Lander
$ 50.00
Sending healing love to Tucker's family. In the brief video I saw, he touched my heart deeply. I can only imagine how inspiring and wonderful it was to know him.
Anonymous
$ 10.00
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$ 200.00
Mike Savelkoul
$ 100.00
Go Team Tucker!
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Anonymous
$ 50.00
Nolan Wall And Family
$ 100.00
Your smile will live on through others!
Chris & Deb Carlson Family
$ 2,000.00
Kaela Anderson
$ 20.00
Glad the Gopher Student-Athletes and I had the chance to meet and hang out with Tucker and his team at the Masonic Children's Hospital. Much love to Tucker's family.
Anonymous
$ 45.00
Carin Anderson
$ 250.00
Feel fortunate to have met Tucker this past year and see his strength. Peace and blessings. #TeamTucker
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Crystal Brown
$ 20.00
Praying for you and your family Tucker!
Anonymous
$ 500.00
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Tim
$ 20.00
Thank you Tucker for the inspiration.
John Kissell
$ 20.00
Thank you Jason and Carly!
Laurissa And Todd Stewart
$ 50.00
Our hockey playing (and loving) family is touched beyond belief by Tucker's story. To his family, as well as to Mr. Zucker and Ms. Aplin, may time heal your wounds and leave you only with joyful memories of what sounds like a wonderful personality in Tuc
Anonymous
$ 25.00
Scott Lesmes
$ 25.00
Proud to be a member of Team Tucker
Anonymous
$ 20.00
Anonymous
$ 100.00
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$ 5.00
Gene Fisher
$ 50.00
God bless Tucker and his family...
Cheryl Blake
$ 50.00
He sounded like such a great young man; it's wonderful that he will be remembered this way.
Anonymous
$ 50.00
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The Beam Family
$ 25.00
Dana will always be special to us as the person who took our daughter's hand this kinder year to help her through first day nerves. We grieve with you and celebrate Tucker's spirit to live! Prayers and love for all.
Januschka Family
$ 40.00
So touched reading the story in the newspaper this morning. Prayers for Tucker's family and all who knew this special boy!
Kristie, Tom & Family
$ 100.00
Continuing to celebrate the life of Tucker!!
Anonymous
$ 500.00
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$ 5.00
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$ 100.00
Dr. Marc Swiontkowski
$ 250.00
Sue And Pete North
$ 25.00
LBK
$ 200.00
Tucker was an inspiration. It's incredible how many hearts he touched and how many people he had a positive impact on. He will be remembered forever.
Anonymous
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Sikkink Family
$ 50.00
God Bless
Anonymous
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Paul And Maria
$ 100.00
With heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your son, Tucker.
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Anonymous
$ 50.00
Matt Vogl And Stephanie Payne
$ 50.00
The Margolis Family
$ 72.00
Sending love to Tucker's family and friends, and gratitude to Jason Zucker and his fiancé Carly for their love and support.
Anonymous
$ 100.00
Thomas & Pamela Devine Family
$ 100.00
Tucker & Zucker Forever! ❤️
Pescarino Family
$ 58.00
May Tucker's legacy live on and blessings to the family.
Ryan & Lindsay Hample
$ 100.00
Julie & Mark Blake
$ 100.00
What a wonderful little boy and such a nice story about his love for hockey and the hockey player! Our thoughts and prayers are with Tucker's family.
Anonymous
$ 25.00
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Danny Storm
$ 100.00
Judd, although it's been a few years, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. #TeamTucker
The Brad & Kris Nelson Family
$ 25.00
Anonymous
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Tom G
$ 100.00
Who is helping who? Great story.
Anonymous
$ 50.00
The Schmidt Family
$ 500.00
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$ 100.00
Keith Schulefand
$ 230.00
I have a child with type 1 diabetes and I hope that any help can be used to do away with all these childhood diseases
Dave And Dawn Wigness
$ 50.00
To help your son's legacy live on! We too, lost a son and all of us parents who live with this have a a special bond. Life isn't about what you have but what you give.
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In December 2015, Jason Zucker met his biggest fan, a 9-year- old boy named Tucker Helstrom. In many ways, Tucker was just like other kids his age. Active, fierce, and full of compassion, Tucker loved playing sports with his friends almost as much as he loved watching Minnesota Wild games.

In other ways, however, Tucker’s journey was quite different. In the fall of 2015, Tucker was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Almost immediately, he began treatment at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, undergoing everything from chemotherapy, lung surgeries, and the amputation of his leg. 

It was there that Tucker met his favorite Wild player - Jason Zucker. Tucker gave Jason a “Team Tucker Go!” t-shirt, the name of the crowdfunding page his mother opened to help tackle Tucker’s medical bills. On the back of the t-shirt was Zucker’s name, but with the “Z” crossed out and replaced with a “T.”

That visit turned into several visits and before long a lasting friendship was formed between the Helstrom family, Jason, his fiancée, Carly Aplin and their daughter Sophia. Tucker and Jason would meet up to play NHL ’15 on Xbox, talk hockey, and hold playdates with Tucker’s sisters.

Sadly, on the morning of July 2, 2016, Tucker’s battle with cancer came to an end. Though Zucker's time with Tucker was short, the lessons they learned from Tucker's family about friendship, strength and the power of positivity will stay with them forever.

Help the Zucker family celebrate Tucker's life by making a gift to benefit "Team Tucker's Locker" within the new Kyle Rudolph End Zone at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. The Kyle Rudolph End Zone will be designed to help children and teenagers find a place to relax, engage in healing therapies, or play video games. The End Zone will be staffed by Child Family Life specialists trained in helping patients and families navigate the emotional, mental and physical demands during their stay at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. 

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