Gold coin worth $170 found in Omaha Red Kettle

Posted at 8:26 AM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 09:26:26-05

A gold coin was found in a Salvation Army Red Kettle collecting donations in southwest Omaha over the weekend.

The Salvation Army says the coin worth $170 was dropped in a kettle at Mangelsen’s.

Since the annual fundraising campaign kicked off on Nov. 13, $564,693 has been collected, according to organizers.

Volunteers are still needed to ring bells until the campaign ends on Dec. 24.  You can sign up by calling (402) 898-6000 or online at