Stonington — Highway Department employees will sponsor a food drive on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Stop & Shop supermarket on Route 49 in Pawcatuck. Workers will be posted near the entrances of the store collecting donations.
The food drive will benefit the Weekender Backpack Food Program for children run by the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. Non-perishable items such as jelly, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, and cereal are needed. For more information on what the center can use, call (860) 599-3285.