Mercy Medical Center offers Christmas presents in nonprofit gift shop

Mercy Medical Center Merced has a gift shop located in the lobby of the hospital which is open to the public. It’s run by the volunteers and is a nonprofit organization. Money made in the gift shop goes back into the hospital. Bridget Martinelli, the manager, said there are many gifts that would make good Christmas presents. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information contact Martinelli at martinelli@chw.eduor (209) 564-4653.