Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Mercer pantry to distribute food, toys


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MERCER, Wis. — The Toys for All program, which benefits children of low income families in the Mercer school system, is gearing up for distribution day on Dec. 19 at 9 a.m.

“We have 41 children that we have gotten coats and boots and snow-pants, Christmas outfits and toys for,” said Louise Minisan of the Mercer Food Pantry.

She said that the program focuses on warm clothing, but there are lots of toys for the children, too.

“There are literally garbage bags that I use to pack all the toys in and some of those families get three or four of those garbag...