The Bank of Fairfield is collecting food and new or gently used coats for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission through Dec. 30.

Food items requested by the mission include canned green beans, corn or peas, canned sweet potatoes, canned cranberry sauce, gravy mixes, one-pound cans of coffee, powdered fruit drink mixes, stuffing mixes and croutons, holiday spices and herbs and brown sugar.

Food and coats may be brought to either of the bank's Fairfield branches: 2150 Post Road or 2248 Black Rock Turnpike, next to Trader Joe's.