Son Sells Late Mother's Collection for Breast Cancer

Posted: May 12, 2013 2:05 PM by Associated Press

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GRANBY, Mo. - A southwest Missouri woman's 2,000-piece collection of Precious Moments figurines has been donated to a breast cancer foundation.

Shirley Stouffer's son, Jon Stouffer, has donated his late mother's collection of Precious Moments figurines to the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks.

The Joplin Globe reports that Shirley Stouffer died of heart problems in 2007 at age 67, but was a diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992.

Steve Roark, a board member with the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks, says the collection of angelic-looking children could be worth at least $100,000, and possibly several hundred thousand dollars.

The foundation provides a variety of services, including short-term, non-medical financial assistance to women diagnosed with breast cancer. The foundation also offers free mammograms for qualified applicants at regional hospitals.

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