SUNSET HILLS, Mo.(KSDK) - An Affton couple who accidentally donated $5,000 in cash to MERS/Goodwill has their money back.

The couple donated six trash bags of items on March 13. The woman had recently lost her 96 year old father and cleaned out his home. She didn't notice the money was placed in the bags along with clothing and other donations.

A store employee in Sunset Hillsfound the money and reported her findings to her supervisors.

MERS/Goodwill reviewed surveillance video to narrow down who may have made the donation. They met with people who met the criteria and found the rightful owners.

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