Secret Santas Drop $5,500 and Diamond Ring into Red Kettles

Secret Santas Drop $5,500 and Diamond Ring into Red Kettles

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The Salvation ArmyA man at a Kmart placed $5,500 in $100 bills into the famous Salvation Army red kettle, a spokeswoman told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The unnamed donor in Georgia, gave the large amount of cash just at a time when the charity is seeing a dip in donations.

The Salvation Army on Maui said one area donor gave generously this holiday season — leaving a diamond ring and a gold band in one of the organization’s red kettles, reported the KITV News.

As usual, gold coins are showing up in various places, a Kroger store in Indiana, a Costco in Kansas City, and kettles in Calgary, Winnipeg, and Illinois — each one bestowing happiness on the bell-ringing volunteer and hundreds or thousands of dollars to the local charity. (One local article here)

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