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    STORM YOUTH FOOTBALL

    AND CHEERLEADING INC.

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

    Age: 6-14

    Preferred canning season: July through August

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    Canning days: 6 (2012, 2013)

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    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

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    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

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    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.