Abstract: A canister has various locations for accepting coins or paper cash and the canister securely stores the coins and paper cash for later retrieval by a sponsor. The canister includes an entertainment device which itself includes at least two or more of a lever, step, gear, ramp, rotating wheel, loop, cup, dish, catapult, audio device, visual device, light, horn, and reflective surface. The coins traverse the entertainment device while under the influence of gravity and the coins are visible to the user during travel through the entertainment device. The canister may also include a launching ramp and a funnel which are configured to accept coins.
October 2, 2003
June 3, 2004
OSMOND FOUNDATION, FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD, DBA CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK