12/01/2011 12:04 pm ET

8 Accidental Charitable Donations (VIDEO)

You know how you hold on to some stupid kitchen item for like eight years, then decide that you’ve used it once and donate it to Goodwill?

Then the next week, you find yourself in critical need of that garlic press for the first time since the Clinton administration?

Now imagine that garlic press was worth $13,000. People accidentally give away family heirlooms or other valuables surprisingly often.

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