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Salvation Army receives first gold coins of holiday season in Tulsa

Salvation Army starting annual holiday fundraising early due to impact of COVID-19
Posted at 4:17 PM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 10:22:14-05

TULSA, Okla. — The Salvation Army received a special surprise in its red kettles over the weekend.

Organizers found several gold coins at five different kettle locations in Tulsa. The worth of the coin is still being determined.

Officials received the coins on Tulsa Gold and Silver’s Red Kettle Match day, a donor is matching up to $35,000 in donations from the weekend.

READ MORE: Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign aims to rescue Christmas amid COVID-19

Here is a description of each coin and where it was donated on Saturday, Dec. 12:

  • Two $20 US Gold Coins at Hobby Lobby (51st/Harvard)
  • $50 Canadian Gold Coin at Reasor’s (41st/Peoria)
  • $50 Canadian Gold Coin/Two $10 US Gold Coins (Reasor’s 71st & Sheridan)
  • $20 US Gold Coin at Reasor’s (41st/Yale)
  • $20 US Gold Coin, $10 US Gold Coin & Full Krugerrand (Sam’s on Sheridan)

For more information about this year’s Red Kettle campaign or donate, click here.


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