WESTPORT-In six hours Saturday at the local Stop & Shop local police officers collected more than two tons of food and $1,750 for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.

The collection was part of the Holiday Food Drive organized by Anna Rycenga, a local resident and Officers Mark Grasso and Scott Thompson.

The collection began at 9 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. at the Stop & Shop, 1790 Post Road East. The Bridgeport Rescue Mission serves the hungry and homeless.