Local woman donates estate to non-profits

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Nadine Dempster was known for being a humble woman who lived a simple life.

She passed away 2 years ago leaving a large part of her estate to several non-profits in the area, including; the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, the Bachman Academy, the Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church, the Knoxville Zoological Gardens, Holston Home for Children, InterFaith Health Clinic and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Each non-profit recieved and equal amount of $770,000 to be used for what they need.

The official presentation happened Tuesday at Meridian Trust, the firm that handled her estate.