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New Orleans Saints Drew Brees Love Affair With The City

For the people of New Orleans Drew Brees is a hero. This article looks at Drew Brees and some of what he has meant to the City Of New Orleans And The New Orleans Saints. There are additional links below to learn more about Drew Brees.

Who Dat Do Dat New Orleans Saints Drew Brees Love Affair With The City
Who Dat Do Dat New Orleans Saints Drew Brees Love Affair With The City

 

New Orleans Saints Drew Brees

Drew Brees was born January 15, 1979 but he came alive when he moved to New Orleans Louisiana to join the New Orleans Saints Football team. Brees played his college football at the Purdue University. Drew Brees was then drafted by the San Diego Chargers. After an injury to his shoulder Drew Brees was let go by the San Diego Chargers and picked up by the New Orleans Saints. Drew Brees led the New Orleans Saints to their first trip and win in the NFL Championship game in 2009. Still Drew Brees has meant much more to the City Of New Orleans.

 

Here is just a sampling of the things that Drew Brees is involved in New Orleans.

Drew Brees Charity And Volunteer Activities

Hurricane Katrina Recovery

Drew and Brittany’s Brees Dream Foundation

Operation Kids

Drew Brees sponsors the Rebuilding thru Brotherhood program to invite fellow Sigma Chi members to the New Orleans community to build homes with the Habitat for Humanity.

Brees visited the Guantanamo Bay detention camp on a USO tour in late June 2009.

In February 2008, Brees signed a promotional deal with Chili’s Grill & Bar to promote the chain’s new line of hamburgers. The promotion helped raise money for charity

In June 2008, Brees participated in the Pro Sports Team Challenge, a competition for pro athletes to help raise money for charities. The charity Brees played for was Operation Kids
Drew Brees signs autographs at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base on June 29, 2009, along with fellow NFL players Billy Miller and Donnie Edwards.

On February 18, 2007, Brees was honored by the Krewe of Bacchus, a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade organization, as the 2007 Grand Marshall of the Bacchus parade.

Brees presided as Bacchus XLII for the 2010 parade on February 14, 2010, one week after the Super Bowl during Mardi Gras season.

In June 2010, President Obama appointed Brees to be co-chair of the newly renamed President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, along with former Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes.

Drew Brees gives unselfishly both his time and money to the City Of New Orleans in ways that are never reported in the news. Drew Brees and his family are honorary citizens of New Orleans and have given much more to the City Of New Orleans than the city could ever give to them.

 

 

New Orleans Saints Drew Brees Love Affair With The City
New Orleans Saints Drew Brees Love Affair With The City

About winning the Super Bowl, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees thinks there’s “no other city or community or people that deserve it more than New Orleans.”

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New Orleans Saints Drew Brees

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