New Orleans Saints to Aid Flood Victims in West Virginia

Jul 26, 2016

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up before teams scrimmage during there NFL football training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Friday, Aug. 7, 2015.
Credit Chris Tilley / AP Photo

  The New Orleans Saints will be in West Virginia helping out after deadly floods ravaged the region where they hold training camp.

A news release says the Saints players and staff will be at Villa Park in White Sulphur Springs on Wednesday to help with flood relief. Their training camp begins nearby Thursday morning at The Greenbrier Sports Performance Center.

The June 23 floods killed 23 people and destroyed homes, businesses and infrastructure. Fifteen of the 23 killed were in the Greenbrier County, where the Saints will train for part of the summer.