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A BENEFACTOR who accidentally left 1,400 cash in the pocket of a threadbare sports top https://www.bagstradeol.com he donated to a charity shop has been told: “Sorry, the money is ours!”00:00, 24 NOV 2004Updated17:44, 8 APR 2013A BENEFACTOR who accidentally left cash in the pocket of a threadbare sports top he donated to a charity shop has been told: “Sorry, the money is ours!”
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“My wife and I make reasonably regular donations to Age Concern and the bags had arrived. I filled them up with some old clothes and took them into the shop by the market.
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Madelyn Bridge, chief executive for 16 years, said: “There was some money found in a bag of old clothes that were handed in but it wasn’t it was “There was no identification with the bag at all. Obviously we banked the money because we didn’t know Wholesale Replica Bags whether or not purse replica handbags it was a donation.
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She added: “I couldn’t make that decision, I couldn’t just give it back.
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When asked whether she thought it was morally right to keep the money as it wasn’t given as a donation, Madelyn Bridge said: “I’m KnockOff Handbags sure the trustees will take that into account.