Cornerback Pierre Desir donates 10K meals to Houston

Totally free-agent cornerback Pierre Desir donated ten,000 meals to the Houston Food Bank this week to assist an place devastated by blast of wintry weather.

Desir, a two-time nominee for the Walter Payton Male of the Year award, isn’t going to have any relationship to Houston. He just felt “it was the proper point to do,” in accordance to his agent.

A lethal winter season storm has knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Texas inhabitants and still left many without having drinking water. Grocery merchants have also been compelled to shut.

Desir, 30, is recognised for his get the job done in the community in excess of his 7-calendar year NFL job. In 2019, he was the Indianapolis Colts’ Payton award nominee for donating $185,000 to construct a performance middle at the high faculty he attended in St. Charles, Missouri. Desir has also spearheaded Thanksgiving meal distributions as perfectly as a vacation shoe generate.

Past year, Desir was the nominee for the New York Jets for his get the job done in the NFL’s Tackle Bullying plan and built 3 digital faculty visits the place he spoke about his ordeals becoming bullied.

A fourth-spherical choose by the Cleveland Browns in 2014, Desir has built 248 tackles and 8 interceptions for the Browns, Chargers, Seahawks, Colts, Jets and Ravens.