Bridgeport Rescue Mission seeks donations of blankets and bedtime bags through Dec. 16. “Bedtime bags” are distributed to children and are filled with a book, stuffed animal, a washcloth and soap, and a toothbrush and toothpaste.
Operation Hope’s annual “Really Big” tag sale will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 20, from noon-4 p.m., at First Church Congregational, 148 Beach Road, Fairfield, rain or shine.
Bridgeport Rescue Mission volunteers and staff will be stationed at local Stop & Shop supermarkets on Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to collect donations of nonperishable food items at the organization’s annual Stuff-A-Truck event.
Executives from the Avangrid Foundation joined Bridgeport Rescue Mission staff on Friday to officially unveil a newly upgraded kitchen, including a new walk-in refrigerator installed with support from a Foundation grant.