NEW YORK — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said 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 said he and his wife want to give back what’s been given to them. They said their foundation will also donate $2 million to various New Orleans organizations over the next several months.