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The Lily Pad receives a check for $40,000

The Executive Director of Lily Pad holding a check for $40,000 The Executive Director of Lily Pad holding a check for $40,000
The Lily Pad in Albany received a generous donation on Tuesday The Lily Pad in Albany received a generous donation on Tuesday
First Franklin Financial earned their lily pad on the wall First Franklin Financial earned their lily pad on the wall
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The lily pad received a major donation on Tuesday from a financial investment giant. First Franklin Financial presented a check for $40,000 to the group.The money will be used to buy clothes, coloring books and other toiletries for abuse victims. 

"They contacted us directly, came and did a tour of the facility, and after we told them what we do and what we provide for this community they were so overwhelmed and impressed with us that they went ahead and donated a substantial amount of money," said Cassandra Wright The Lily Pad Executive Director.

She says they are very grateful for the contribution.

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