BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) A New Orleans Saint is being a Saint to his community by hosting his 3rd annual ‘Kicks 4 Kids’ event.

Defensive End and Baton Rouge native Malcolm Roach says the idea first started his senior year in college when his mother asked if there were any shoes that could be donated for children attending vacation bible school and eventually grew to what it is today.

Roach says he’s looking forward to putting a smile on children’s faces. A surprise element is that he’s bringing some of his Saints teammates as well as other NFL players to sign autographs!

‘Kicks 4 Kids’ will be held Saturday July 23, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at T-Stew Compound, 7651 Realtors Avenue. Donations are being taken up until the event and be dropped off the morning of. For more information, contact Nancy Roach at 225-610-5602.