The Saints quarterback is working to feed children, families, and seniors “for as long as it takes.”

By Meghan Overdeep
March 26, 2020

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, have pledged an eye-popping $5 million to the state of Louisiana in an effort to aide in the battle against the novel coronavirus.

“The priority now is helping our communities get through this tough time,” the 41-year-old Superbowl winner wrote on Instagram Thursday morning.

Brees went on to explain that after “considerable research and conversations with local organizations,” they’ve decided to mobilize their partnerships with Second Harvest Food Bank, Ochsner Health Systems, Walk-Ons, Jimmy Johns, Smalls Sliders, and the online delivery app Waitr to feed children, families, and seniors in need “for as long as it takes.” Their goal is to prepare and deliver more than 10,000 much-needed meals throughout Louisiana each day.

The father-of-four concluded with an uplifting message to his fans. “Let’s all do our part, maintain hope, and get through this together.”

Thank you, Drew!