Red Cross gets more than $10,000 found buried - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Red Cross gets more than $10,000 found buried

AKRON, Ohio - Buried treasure has new meaning for the Akron area Red Cross.

More than $10,000 in cash found last year while a crew excavated old basement foundations was turned over the Barberton Red Cross on Monday.

The owner was never identified. It might have been buried a half-century ago.

Three property owners and the company that hired the excavator were competing in court for the cash, but the Red Cross was offered as a compromise.

The Red Cross will put the money toward summer camp expenses.

Copyright 2006 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

 

Powered by Frankly