Gold coin given to the Salvation Army


Champaign - The Salvation Army in Champaign County got a big boost.


The anonymous donor slipped a gold coin in a red kettle. The 2013 half-ounce gold liberty coin is worth at minimum $600. The coin was found on Saturday, at the Wal-Mart in Savoy.


This year the Salvation army is down 77% from last year, only raising $146,000 as of yesterday.

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