Driving around Downtown from now on, you may notice that seemingly every homeless person is now wearing a LeBron James-themed jersey, T-shirt, sweatshirt, wristbands, sneakers, or embroidered blanket. Yeah, that was us.
Patches, the unofficial spokesperson for the Wino and Gold Jersey Drive.They say if you want something done right, you just gotta do it yourself. An inspired drive to deliver Cleveland's unwanted Lebron James jerseys to our local homeless has been stalled by the Miami Coalition for the Homeless ... More >>
Was that so hard?The idea was simple genius. Heartbroken Clevelanders could send their unwanted LeBron James jerseys -- those that weren't in flames -- to Miami to be distributed to the local homeless. But this being the summer of LeBron, things had to take a turn for the bizarre. The jersey ... More >>
A group of Ohioans have offered to send LeBron James' former Cavaliers jerseys to the homeless of Miami, a purportedly generous gesture to help clothe poor folks. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has offered to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center in the proximity of Ground Zero, a purportedly generous ... More >>
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado believes in up-to-date homeless sports fashion.It was a funny, inspired idea on the part of a few forward-thinking Clevelanders: Ship pallets of Cavaliers' LeBron James jerseys -- those that weren't in flames -- to Miami to give to the local homeless. But nothing is si ... More >>
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Just keep them out of Coconut Grove
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After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.
The Rev. Clennon King is unique. Period.