$1,200 gold coin anonymously dropped in Salvation Army kettle in Alamance Co.

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An anonymous donor has dropped a gold coin valued at about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in Alamance County. (Salvation Army)

MEBANE, N.C. – An anonymous donor has dropped a gold coin valued at about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in Alamance County.

The Salvation Army said an Australian Kangaroo 100 Dollar gold piece was anonymously dropped in the kettle of the Lowe’s Food in Mebane on Monday.

The money will be used to further support the ministries of The Salvation Army in Alamance County, according to officials.

“I am taken back with each passing year that someone continually gives in such a fun and amazing way. The generosity and support for The Salvation Army in this community is astounding. I thank whomever you are for continuing to help us ‘Do the Most Good’ in Alamance County!” Captain Jimmy Taylor, Commanding Officer said in a prepared statement.

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