YOUNG GIVER — Owen Gastley places a $10 coin into the Adams County SPCA’s piggy bank during the Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree on Thursday. Looking on are his mother Andrea Gastley, left, and Joan Stremmel from the SPCA.

Some 85 local nonprofit agencies received a bounteous pre-Thanksgiving outpouring of more than $1.2 million at the Adams County Giving Spree on Thursday.

Despite gloomy weather outside, the Gettysburg Middle School was a happy place where hundreds of area residents showed up to boost organizations’ capacities to serve thousands of people.

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