Saints’ Drew Brees Donates $1 Million To Sandy Relief Efforts

Saints’ Drew Brees Donates $1 Million To Sandy Relief Efforts

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USATSI_8394488_154224518_lowresOne-time NFL MVP and Super Bowl champion Drew Brees has his New Orleans Saints back on track after a disastrous start to the 2012 NFL season winning five out of the last six games. The Saints still might on the outside looking in on the playoffs after Week 17, but have greatly improved their chances of clinching playoff berth with the resurgence led by the Brees.

Along with Brees helping the Saints get back to form on the football field, the superstar quarterback is also pitching in off the gridiron by donating $1 million to the relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy according to ESPN.com:

NEW YORK — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he is donating $1 million to Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

As no stranger to the disaster after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans, Brees is one of the many professional athletes and prominent sports figures willing to support those impacted by the storm that ravaged the East Coast a few weeks ago.

Brees will be making the donation through the Dream Foundation that he runs with the help of his wife, Brittany. The veteran quarterback claims that his donation will be giving as much as $2 million over the course of the next few months.