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Nobles from the Lanier Club of Yaarab Shrine delivered $6,000 of books and toys from the Books-A-Million in Gainesville to Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville, S.C.
The items were donated by customers during the holidays for the local Shriners to deliver. The Gainesville store was one of nine stores in the North Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina region that donated to the hospital.
Shriners International is a fraternity that began in 1872 and has 195 temples throughout the world. Shriners International founded Shriners Hospitals for Children as a nonprofit organization that relies on donations from Shriners, corporations and the public.