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Bunny Waddell, Mount Dora resident and retired educator also known to few as Anne Waddell, was the third women to don "Bella Diamante", the 3.51 total carat weight diamond necklace, appraised at $21,500 in the most exciting and unique fundraising effort by Lake Cares Food Pantry. To learn more about Bunny's journey, visit our blog here!

It's fascinating to take a sneak peek at this ever-growing group of diverse women, who all share a passion for Lake Cares. They have graciously given a month to wear and share The Diamond Endowment experience with us, all the while creating a life-lasting historical adventure, that will help so many people right here in Lake County. Bunny is one of 12 women who are part of "The Diamond Endowment", and in April of 2019, Bella will be raffled off at our 10th Anniversary Gala. Follow the journey of all 12 women both on video and personalized stories about their experience here, and on our website at

If you like what you see, you can visit to purchase your raffle ticket for $50, and we are only selling 1000. First prize will be the necklace, 2nd prize $5000 cash and 3rd prize $2500 cash. Or feel free to call us at (352) 973-1037.