A Worker In A New York Thrift Store Found $39,000 In A Bag And Returned It To The Donor’s Grandson

In the summer of 2017, a thrift store employee in New York opened up a donated bag and simply couldn’t believe what she had found inside. But given the contents of the purse, she also had a serious moral dilemma on her hands. Should she keep the contents for herself, or do the right thing and hand them in?

Up until that point, though, it had been a relatively ordinary shift for 51-year-old Kindell Keyes. She works as an assistant manager at the Goodwill store on Van Dam Street in New York City. Goodwill itself, meanwhile, is an international non-profit organization that provides training and careers for people with barriers to employment. It raises money through its thrift stores by selling all sorts of donated goods.

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