Drew Brees giving $1 million to Sandy relief

Drew Brees giving $1 million to Sandy relief
November 19, 2012, 12:12 pm
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees drops back to pass during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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

Brees told CBS' ``Person to Person'' in an interview to air Friday that the donation will come through the Dream Foundation he runs with his wife, Brittany. He did not say who will be receiving the donation.

Brees says he and his wife want to give back what's been given to them. They say their foundation will also be donating $2 million to various New Orleans organizations over the next several months.