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Not just a drop in the bucket

STORM YOUTH FOOTBALL

AND CHEERLEADING INC.

Number of members: 155 (football, flag football, cheerleading)

Age: 6-14

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Preferred canning season: July through August

Canning days: 6 (2012, 2013)

Average can capacity: $70

Average funds raised per can: $35 to $38

Budget: $30,000

Funds raised from canning: $4,236 (2012); $3,000 (2013 estimate, not tallied yet)

CUB SCOUT PACK 42, QUINCY

Number of members: 50-80 boys

Age: 6-11

Preferred canning season: First half of the school year

Preferred canning days: As many as they can reserve. Two weeks in 2012; nine days in 2013

Type of canning: Selling popcorn, $10 per bag

Funds raised from sales: $57,000 (2012); $30,000 (worth of popcorn purchased for upcoming sales in 2013)

Katheleen Conti can be reached at kconti@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @GlobeKConti.

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