Saints’ Payton delivers gift baskets to pediatric patients

Saints coach Sean Payton’s Play it Forward Foundation teamed up with Basket of Hope to deliver 250 gift baskets Monday to patients and their families at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.

Payton handed out “Super Baskets of Hope” and visited with 25 children ranging in age from newborns to teenagers during his visit, according to NewOrleansSaints.com.

The baskets were filled with toys, board games, stuffed animals and books, while parents received inspirational and faith-based publications to help them with their challenges.