Mystery donor leaves $10,000 in gift box at 9/11 memorial site

Daily Mail [UK]
21st October 2010

Officials at the September 11 memorial site in New York were stunned after finding a $10,000 in cash in one of the donation boxes.

Joe Daniels, president of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, said that 99 $100 bills and five 20s were discovered in the box on Tuesday night.

The donation box hangs on a wall at the memorial preview site on the location of the former World Trade Center.

Memorial officials believe the money was slipped into the box between 5pm – when the box was last checked – and 7pm when the preview site closed.

It is believed to have been made by a single person and officials said the bills were crisp and unfolded, as if they have been recently withdrawn from a bank.

…Kyle Miller, 23, of Bangor, Pennsylvania, told the New York Post: ‘I think it’s great because it shows that people are supporting our nation.

‘And whoever gave it isn’t looking for anything in return.’…

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