Belfast Telegraph

Glittering gift for Salvation Army

All that glitters is not gold but the Salvation Army has found a real gem in a mystery serial donor whose latest gift is a diamond ring worth more than £2,000.

The ring, valued at 3,500 dollars, was dropped in one of the charity's collection kettles outside the Publix store in Miami-Dade County, South Florida, with a note attached, saying: "Please continue your good work caring for the needy in God's name."

Linda Payton, captain of The Salvation Army's Sunset Corps, says this is the fourth year the group has received a similar donation from what appears to be the same person.

The Salvation Army's bell ringers and red collection kettles are a common sight outside stores and other locations during the festive season.


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