NewsSpike Lee's Gold Pair Of Jordan 3s Donated To Portland Charity

Spike Lee’s Gold Pair Of Jordan 3s Donated To Portland Charity

The gold Nike shoes were found in the donation pile at the Portland Rescue Mission earlier this year. After they were dropped into the chute, a man who was formerly homeless but is now a part of the Rescue Mission’s long-term shelter program found them while they sorting through the donated materials. He brought them to the attention of the shelter staff since he recognized the iconic sneakers. 

The Portland Rescue Mission said that the donated pair of sneakers didn’t seem like Lee’s personal pair but that he had a few made to give out to his friends.

Hatfield took a trip to the shelter and authenticated the gold Jordans as real. He signed a box for the shoes to be auctioned off and even donated more Nike apparel and merchandise. 

“I’m thrilled the shoes ended up here. It’s a happy ending to a really great project,” Hatfield said.

The shoes are currently on auction and listed to bid on at Sotheby’s Auction house until Dec. 18. Sotheby’s has agreed to waive the auction house fee and will donate all proceeds to the shelter to aid in its mission to help people facing homelessness, substance abuse, and hunger.

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Source: Black Enterprise


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