A collection of items is underway for the annual Tree of Warmth on display at Roger Sherman Town Hall in New Milford.

Mayor Pat Murphy's office said children's hats, gloves, mittens and scarves are sought, and will be hung on the tree by the mayor's office staff.

Goods will be distributed to local families in need through the town's Social Services Department.

Donations may be dropped off Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition, monetary donations are sought for the Community Fuel Bank of New Milford, which assists low- and fixed-income families and seniors in the community.

Checks may be made payable to the Community Fuel Bank of New Milford and dropped off at the mayor's office.

For more information, call 860-355-6010.