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Giving Back
Albany girl scout donates to United Way
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Skye McDermott and her mother and troop leader, Renee, stand with 100 bags of hygiene items and hats McDermott collected for United Way Nov. 7. McDermott is a member of Troop 3253 and decided to use her donation efforts to achieve her silver award, which requires 50 hours of community service, by volunteering time to gather items for people who are homeless. - photo by Marissa Weiher
MONROE — While with her parents to drop off her older sister at College of Mount St. Vincent in New York City, Albany seventh-grader Skye McDermott was unnerved when she saw homeless adults and children her own age walking around without socks or shoes.

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