News Flash

City - News

Posted on: October 26, 2018

Collection period extended for City of Fort Myers disaster relief effort


FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 26, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers has extended the collection period through October 31 for donations to aid victims of Hurricane Michael. Items collected will assist residents in Blountstown, Fla., one of the hardest hit areas. Blountstown is located in the Florida panhandle, about one hour northeast of Panama City.

The most needed items include: tarps, diapers, bug spray, first-aid kits, bottled water, hand sanitizer, cash or gift cards, citronella candles, flashlights and batteries, battery-operated fans, personal hygiene items, and non-perishable food items.

Items may be dropped off at the following locations in the City of Fort Myers:

City Hall, 2200 Second Street

The Skatium, 2250 Broadway

S.T.A.R.S. Complex, 2980 Edison Avenue

Fort Myers Police Station, 2210 Widman Way

Fire Stations 1-6:

2033 Jackson Street

1035 Terry Avenue

1915 Jefferson Avenue

4520 Cummins Court

9700 Treeline Avenue

3600 Veronica S. Shoemaker Blvd.

Donations will be accepted until Wednesday, October 31, 2018.