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Children’s Toy Drive Underway

The Mackinac County Children’s Toy Drive is accepting donations for this year’s Christmas distribution. New, unwrapped toys and gifts for children may be dropped off in collection boxes at the following locations: The St. Ignace News, all First National Banks, Central Savings Bank, Dollar General, U.P. State Credit Union, B-M-L Café, True Value, Ace Hardware, and Family Fare. Canisters for collecting cash donations for the program are also placed at various locations.

Donors may also contact organizer Wendy Colegrove at (906)643-7456 or mail donations to her at 152 Bertrand Street in St. Ignace.

Monetary donations are needed to support the Christmas Food Basket program coordinated with support by the St. Ignace Kiwanis Club. Donations to fund food baskets for needy families may be mailed to the Kiwanis Club in care of Janet Peterson at 560 North State Street, St. Ignace MI 49781. The baskets include a turkey, potatoes, and various vegetables and ingredients for side dishes to make a Christmas meal.

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