November 11, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) against the Atlanta Falcons prior to kickoff of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

A Call To Action From Thomas Morstead - What You Give Will Grow

There’s few things that make me happier than seeing professional athletes giving back. I had the privilege of sitting down with Saints linebacker, Jonathan Vilma, in October to discuss his work with the ‘Jonathan Vilma Foundation’, which benefits those affected after the earthquake in Haiti.

Today, I’d like to let Who Dat Nation know about another amazing effort in the community, headed up by punter Thomas Morstead.

Thomas Morstead’s efforts will once again benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. If you aren’t familiar with them, St. Baldrick’s benefits childhood cancer research. Volunteers have awarded $127 million in grants since 2005, and nearly $25 million in 2013 alone.

Thomas Morstead’s message to any fans interested for the event:

What’s up New Orleans? I’m shaving my head and beard again to raise money for childhood cancer research! Childhood cancer research is extremely underfunded. So I decided to do something about it by raising money for cures. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!!! My goal is to get 100 people to shave their head with me. So what are you waiting for? Join my team, shave your head and help surpass last years total of $140,000 raised. FYI-the event is held at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub. First drink is on me.

TEAM ‘What You Give Will Grow’
#WYGWG
#WhatYouGiveWillGrow

Last year, Morstead gained much prestige across the league for shaving his head to benefit charity.

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The event is set for Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub. The address is 3701 Banks Street in New Orleans.
 
I would encourage everyone to continue spreading his word. On behalf of Who Dat Nation, we appreciate everything you do for those in need Thomas Morstead. We can all learn from your example.
 

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