Mercy Fund Animal Rescue of Marion will hold a special fund-raising event “Photos with Santa” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will be held at Tractor Supply in Marion. Mercy Fund will take photos for family pets and humans. Costumes will be available for your pets. The requested donation is $5 for a 4-by-6 photo and $8 for a 5-by-7 photo. Photos are printed on site. All proceeds go to help pets in need. The foster-based rescue has many precious pets for families or individuals to adopt. Their mission is to save the lives of stray and unwanted animals, and place them into good, forever, loving homes. The volunteers are dedicated to saving the lives of all animals including sick, injured and old. To find out more information about the rescue, or to adopt an animal, email, or visit them on Facebook. An online application is available at