Wednesday, February 8, 2012
In From Guns to Urns, People Donate Wacky Things to South Florida Charities, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel tells of many strange gifts that charities in South Florida have received over the years. Such gifts include urns (and yes, that’s with ashes), a missile launcher, prostheses, and dentures. One gift – a hand grenade – prompted a call to the bomb squad. Charities speculate that people responsible for clearing family members’ houses hand over boxes with little idea of their contents.