New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, wife donate $5M for coronavirus relief

by Daniel Payne · Mar 26th, 2020 1:15 pm

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany announced on Thursday that they will be donating $5 million to the Louisiana state government to help deal with the expanding coronavirus outbreak there.

Brees made the announcement via Instagram, writing that "the priority now is helping our communities get through this tough time." He said the money will go toward food banks and restaurants in order to ensure families in the state continue to eat even as they are affected by the rapidly spreading disease.

The state has thus far seen around 2,000 coronavirus cases and around 70 deaths.


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