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February Features Major Food Drives

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is holding several county-wide food drives in February at Publix Super Markets. We're asking customers to stop by and donate one or more of the items most needed by our partner agencies.

In February 2018, our first Let's Feed Collier drive resulted in more than 15,000 pounds of food. In September 2018, our first Let's Feed Lee drive brought in 47,488 pounds of food, and $11,733 in donations.

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By the Numbers

What we accomplished fiscal year 17-18 (July, 1 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Serving Southwest Florida by providing food through pantries, soup kitchens and other sources. Every $1 given turns into $8 worth of food. 96 cents of every $1 go directly to food.

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  • Give Where You Live Collier Kicks Off February 20

    The Harry Chapin Food Bank invites the community to support us in our mission of leading our community in the fight to end hunger, by donating to the food bank through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2019.

    Give Where You Live Collier is a county-wide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Collier County through online giving. The Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation are partnering to present Give Where You Live Collier. …

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Fighting Hunger

  • Thank you to the Scripps Howard Foundation

    Many thanks to the Bob Scripps Community Fund of the Scripps Howard Foundation and WFTX for the recent presentation of a $3,000 grant to help the Harry Chapin Food Bank fight hunger throughout Southwest Florida. The Foundation’s generosity is greatly appreciated. The Scripps Howard Foundation supports philanthropic causes important to the E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ:SSP) and the communities it serves, with a special emphasis on excellence in journalism. At the crossroads of the classroom …

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