Thieves Target Louisville Youth Mentorship Building, Steal Autographed Jerseys

The DELTA Foundation, a youth mentorship program, works tirelessly to spread positivity in the Louisville community. That’s why Deputy Director Jason Scrubb was disheartened when someone broke into their apartment building on Portland Avenue on Saturday as the center held an awareness event. Thieves ransacked the building and stole several items, including cash, clothing and shoes that the foundation donates to children in need, and sports memorabilia intended to inspire young people to pursue their athletic dreams. a jersey autographed by John Wall,” Scrubb said. Jay Scrubb, who plays for the Clippers, is the 21-year-old son of the youth leader. The suspected burglars left a mess for Scrubb and his team to clean up, including including the empty shadow boxes where the jerseys hung on the wall. But the crime itself is what Scrubb said stung the most. “I think it was more hurtful than anything else,” a- “We try to be a beacon here for positivity, so it hurts to see these things happen, but that won’t stop anything, we’ll keep doing what we’re doing.” is on social media and filed a police report to hopefully find out who is responsible.” We’ve had a lot of support on this with a lot of people we’ve helped in the past here in this community and outside the community who said we would spread the word, we’ll see what information we po let’s get it,” he said. But, just like in sports, with every defeat there is a lesson. “We’ve faced some things, and we’ve always overcome, so that’s another challenge we have,” Scrubb said. As for the burglar, Scrubb says their actions won’t dim the light. of the organization or its mission.” Nothing should ever be taken, stolen or vandalized here, we have a great group of people with big hearts. and if you need anything, just knock on the door and ask he said. The DELTA Foundation is offering a reward for information about the burglary. ry.

The DELTA Foundation, a youth mentorship program, works tirelessly to spread positivity in the Louisville community.

That’s why Deputy Director Jason Scrubb was disheartened when someone broke into their apartment building on Portland Avenue on Saturday as the center held an awareness event.

Thieves ransacked the building and stole several items, including cash, clothes and shoes that the foundation donates to children in need, and sports memorabilia meant to inspire young people to pursue their sporting dreams.

“Among the things taken were autographed jerseys, one being a Jay Scrubb jersey and a John Wall autographed jersey,” Scrubb said.

Jay Scrubb, who plays for the Clippers, is the young leader’s 21-year-old son.

The suspected burglars left a mess for Scrubb and his team to clean up, including the empty shadow boxes where the jerseys hung on the wall.

But the crime itself is what Scrubb said stung the most.

“I think it was more hurtful than anything,” he said. “We’re trying to be a beacon here for positivity, so it hurts to see these things happen, but that won’t stop anything, we’ll keep doing what we’re doing.”

The foundation took to social media and filed a police report to hopefully find out who is responsible.

“We’ve had a lot of support on this with a lot of people we’ve helped in the past here in this community and outside of the community who have said we’re going to spread the word, we’ll see what information we can get” , he said.

But, just like in sports, with every defeat there is a lesson.

“We’ve faced some things, and we’ve always overcome, so that’s another challenge we have,” Scrubb said.

As for the burglar, Scrubb says their actions will not dim the organization’s light or its mission.

“Nothing should ever be taken, stolen or vandalized here, we have a great group of people with big hearts and if you need anything just knock on the door and ask,” he said.

The DELTA Foundation is offering a reward for information about the burglary.

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