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Jrue and Lauren Holiday honored by Greater New Orleans Foundation for philanthropic efforts

While helping to lead New Orleans back into playoff contention this season, Jrue Holiday was the Pelicans’ third-leading scorer and top perimeter defender. But what he and his wife Lauren are doing this offseason promises to make a greater, long-lasting impact on the Crescent City and beyond.

After the Holidays donated Jrue’s entire 2019-20 NBA restart salary of $5 million-plus to a combination of organizations and businesses in multiple cities, Jrue and Lauren were honored Monday by the Greater New Orleans Foundation for their generosity. Pelicans Vice President of Basketball Operations and Team Development Swin Cash accepted the honor on their behalf during GNOF’s annual “Celebration of Black Philanthropy.