Drew and Brittany Brees Make $5 Million Donation
Drew Brees ‘01 and his wife Brittany announced on March 23 that they will be committing $5 million to the State of Louisiana for relief efforts to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In his social media announcement of the financial commitment, Brees also encouraged his followers to “all do our part, maintain hope, and get through this together”.
After “considerable research and conversations with local organizers,” Brees notes that this money will “be mobilizing our partnerships with Second Harvest Food Bank, Ochsner Health Systems, Walk-Ons, Jimmy Johns, Smalls Sliders and Waitr to prepare and deliver over 10,000 meals per day throughout Louisiana.”
Specifically, they will be looking to feed children in meal programs, seniors and families in need. Brees also said they will continue to do this” for as long as it takes.”
TODAY SHOW Interview
To see the TODAY SHOW interview with Drew on he and his wife’s decision to provide this support go to Maintain Hope.