Drew Brees won a Super Bowl with New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, so he knows a thing or two about how natural disasters can affect people.
On an upcoming episode of the CBS special Person to Person, Brees and his wife, Brittany, will announce that they plan to personally commit $1 million towards Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the northeast, while their Brees Dream Foundation will also help funnel in about $2 million to the area before the 2013 Super Bowl.
In the special, which is scheduled to air Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. ET, Brees and his family are interviewed by Charlie Rose and Lara Logan — even the couple’s three sons, Baylen, Bowen and Callen, take part. The interview will largely focus on topics off the football field, but Bountygate, for instance, is touched on.
“We want to be able to give back what’s been given to us,” says Brees during the interview of his family’s charitable endeavors.
Another topic that comes up during the interview is Brees’ childhood lo...