Lakers Plan To Donate $25K+ For Tornado Victims

View Comments
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Photo Galleries

EL SEGUNDO (CBS)  — The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday they will donate $25,000 plus proceeds of all auctions at Staples Center during the Western Conference semifinals to the American Red Cross fund to assist in the relief efforts for victims of the storms that struck the South this week.

Items to be auctioned include autographed Lakers memorabilia including one-of-a-kind game-worn memorabilia; framed pictures and basketballs from Lakers championship teams; jerseys and basketballs.

The Lakers are encouraging fans to help those in need by donating to the Red Cross. Donations can be made on the organization’s website, redcross.org, calling (800) Red Cross or texting the word “Redcross” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,813 other followers