Lee County Solid Waste has created “Donated not Wasted,” a food rescue campaign to encourage seasonal residents and visitors to donate unopened pantry items before returning north.
About 70,000 tons, or 13 percent, of the waste stream in Lee County is food, according to a 2016 waste audit. Nationwide, Americans throw out about 30 percent of the available food supply.
To help reduce those numbers, unopened canned or dry goods can be dropped off from Sunday, March 18, to April 2 at …
Date: Saturday, April 7
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Description: Aviation Day is an annual community event hosted by the Lee County Port Authority with the purpose of increasing awareness of our airports. Free admission, but attendees are encouraged to bring food donations to benefit the food bank.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Harry Chapin Food Bank
3760 Fowler Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
We invite families (adults and children age 10 and older) to volunteer at our Fort Myers location. Activities will include a tour of our 55,000 square foot warehouse, coloring, bagging produce, taking family photos and much more! R.S.V.P to Tanya Phillips at (239) 334-7007 ext. 141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Date: January 19, 2019
Location: Miromar Outlets
AttireSo you are ready to walk. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. You may want to bring cold-weather and rain gear.
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Parking Follow directional signs posted at the mall entrances. You will find ample parking in the NW parking lot, the location …