Weird Kettle Donation: Gold Tooth Salvation Army figures it might be worth $100 By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Dec 19, 2014 5:29 PM CST 9 comments Comments (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey) (Newser) – Someone dropped a gold tooth into a Salvation Army collection kettle in Kansas City, Mo. Spokesman Rick Carroll says he's found diamond rings, silver bars, and four-leaf clovers but has never heard of a tooth donation. He says the item could be worth $100 depending on the amount of gold it contains. Carroll says he first considered the donation to be a little gross, but now thinks it's a nice gesture. Unless it was ... accidental? Carroll is temporarily hanging onto the tooth in case someone claims it.