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Little fundraisers support firefighters with lemonade stand

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Two best friends proved it isn't how much you collect that really matters. Two best friends proved it isn't how much you collect that really matters.
CHATTAROY, Wash. -

Donations have been coming in from all over the northwest for firefighters and victims after a devastating summer. On Monday, two best friends proved it isn't how much you collect that really matters.

7-year-olds Ruby Schneider and Andee Bell were very special visitors at a fire station in Chattaroy. They tried on fire gear and tested out trucks. But the two second graders were there for a much more important reason.

The girls donated nearly $400 to the firefighters at the station after a tough season. They collected the money this summer with a lemonade stand. They sold  lemonade for 50 cents a glass.

Fire Chief Randy Johnson said he was surprised when he heard what the two best friends had done.

The girls say it just came to them and they wanted to help out any way they could.

The little fundraisers aren't done. They say they hope to raise money for veterans at their lemonade stand next summer.

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