Shelter To Fans: Donate, Don't Burn, LeBron Gear


The Open Shelter on Friday was urging disgruntled fans to do something positive with LeBron James jerseys, and other Cavs gear, instead of burning them or throwing them out.

Some people burned merchandise with James' No. 23 after he announced he would leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat, 10TV News reported.

The Open Shelter was urging fans to donate unwanted clothing to those in need.

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"It would be really great if people, instead of burning jerseys or hats or shoes or shorts, to donate them to us and give people who may need clothing a chance," said Open Shelter spokesman Harry Yepren.

The open shelter is located at 61 E. Mound St., and can accept donations on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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