Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Claire Smith
The Observer 

The Priceless Quarter Store Returns

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

 

November 28, 2019

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The Quarter Store, home to inexpensive Christmas gifts for those who need them, returns Saturday for another holiday season.

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 shar...



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