Local coffee shops are teaming up to collect nonperishable food for the Committee on the Shelterless' food boxes.

Bring a boxed, bagged or canned food item to any of the five participating coffee shops in Petaluma and receive a discount on a cup of coffee. Discounts vary by location. The food drive and discount runs through Tuesday, Dec. 24.

Donated food will help fill the 400 food boxes COTS delivers to struggling families each month. Participating coffee shops are Acre Coffee on Fourth Street, Peet's Coffee in Washington Square and on Petaluma Boulevard South, Aqus Caf?and Petaluma Coffee and Tea Company.