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Let Me B-Frank is partnering with AMVETS, the Illinois chapter of American Veterans, for our first annual Jersey Drive. AMVETS provides support and resources for retired military personnel and their families who face financial and medical hardship. In order to thank our veterans for their service, LMBF is collecting new and lightly-used sports jerseys to distribute to our veteran community in need. Each jersey will be matched with a veteran who is a fan of that team so that each donation is extra meaningful.

We recognize that sports jerseys are not a “critical” item for someone who may face financial or medical difficulties. However, sports are a popular outlet for military personnel to feel at home and assimilate successfully into civilian life. The goal of the AMVETS Jersey Drive is to boost morale within and provide support to our community of veterans.

With that in mind the following items will be accepted:

Jersey Donations:

  • New or lightly-used jerseys (in good shape)
  • Jerseys of any team are accepted (does not have to be an Illinois-based team)
  • It does not matter if the jersey is of a current or retired player or if the player is still with that team
  • Each jersey will be paired with a veteran who is a fan of that team so that each donation is extra meaningful

Donation Details:

  • Donations will be accepted until February 25
  • Donations may be dropped off or mailed to:
    • Fenwick High School (Atrium)
      505 Washington Blvd.
      Oak Park, IL. 60302
  • Please contact us at jhayes@letmebfrankblog.com if you would like to arrange for a pick-up of donated items instead
  • Please include your name and address with your donation so that LMBF can thank you for supporting America’s veterans!


Note: If you would like to donate additional items, AMVETS’ list of accepted items is included below. Donation pick-ups may be scheduled directly with AMVETS via http://www.amvetspickup.com. Thank you for supporting our veterans!



Items Not Accepted