Technology has oversized those kind donations | Opinion

Growing up in Bloomfield in the 1950s and 1960s, I remember seeing empty coffee cans by the cash registers at places like Ollie O’Briant’s Pharmacy, Bill Tews’ Coffee Shop, and Isham Pottorff’s Gas Station.

The cans had handwritten signs taped to the side, a common fundraising technique of the time.

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