Local merchants help Eagle Scout

Six months ago I set out to complete requirement No. 5 for becoming an Eagle Scout, leading a service project to benefit the community. I decided to build a shed for Camp Gilmore, a local Salvation Army Camp that serves inner-city children.
I made a materials list, obtained a letter from the Salvation Army, donned my Scout uniform, and started going to local home improvement stores, asking for donations of materials to construct my project. I found that many stores were only willing t...

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