[A]pparently seeing unsigned Drew Brees miss any more off season workouts — and perhaps hold out into training camp — would just be too much to bear for one season ticket holder. So Tony LeMon has started fansstepup.com, which asks Saints fans to make donations in $1, $5 or $100 increments in an effort to bridge the financial gap between quarterback and team.The fan site launched on Tuesday by the 52-year-old lawyer and according to the tracker on the site, Brees fans have raised $1,093.09 as of Wednesday afternoon. If Brees won’t accept the funds, LeMon will reportedly donate the money to the Brees Dream Foundation.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Drew Brees fans raise funds to keep quarterback in New Orleans
A report Wednesday from Nate Davis of USA Today confirms that a season ticket holder for the New Orleans Saints has set up a website for fans of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to donate money that will be used in full for “a trust directly for the benefit of Drew Brees and/or his foundations, The Brees Dream Foundation,” according to the fan site, FansStepUp.com: