The Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce is collecting winter clothing to be given to the local Miracle Tree.
Area residents may drop off gently usedcoats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items from Dec. 3 to Jan. 4, 2013..
Part of a statewide charity campaign, “The Big Bundle Up” is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. last year, the state’s tourism industry collected more than 3,100 mittens and winter items throughout the state.
A box for local collections will be located in the chamber office at 221 S. Main St., Waupaca, for donors to drop off warm clothing items.