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The Priceless Quarter Store Returns

It's A Gift That Keeps Giving; Santa To Visit Quite Often

Utilizing that which God provides, members of the Bushnell Calvary United Methodist Church help economically disadvantaged children experience the joy of giving a Christmas gift to someone they love.

Since 2006, the group has hosted the pop-up "Quarter Store" in the Kimball community during the holiday season. The store is so named because every gift available for purchase costs only a quarter.

Founding member Jean Laboray explained that the idea literally came from a dream she had about a way to downsize her possessions and raise funds to help those in need. Others at her church shared her vi...