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School supply drives under way

July 11, 2018
Pine Island Eagle

School supply drives include:

- Foundation for Lee County Public Schools

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Inc. will hold its annual Back to School Supply Drive through July 27 at several participating locations throughout Lee County and at the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools.

Donations will benefit the Foundation's Education Resource Center which provides Lee County School District educators access to new and reusable classroom supplies at no cost.

Suggested donations include notebook paper, pens, #2 pencils, crayons, glue sticks, rulers, notebooks, three-ring binders, scissors, and backpacks.

Donations can also be made online by purchasing a backpack kit full of supplies at:

School supplies may be dropped off at any of the following participating locations:

* Aubuchon Homes (Cape Coral)

* Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group (Cape Coral & Fort Myers)

* B&I Contractors

* Chico's FAS

* Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands

* First Bank (Fort Myers Branch)

* Florida Title One, LLC

* Fort Myers Miracle (Office during Business Hours & Team Store on Game Days)

* Fred's Award World

* Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

* IL Primo Pizza & Wings (Fort Myers Summerlin location and Cape Coral)

* Lee County Public Education Center

* Lehigh Chamber of Commerce

* Markham, Norton, Mosteller, Wright & Co., P.A.

* McGriff Insurance Services

* Medique Products

* Office Depot (Lee County Locations)

* Studio Plus Architects

For additional information on how you can get involved, contact Brittany Carroll at 239-337-0433 or email

- Eva's Closet

Eva's Closet & Foundation, a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing necessities to children, families, and local schools in need, will hold its Back-to-School Fundraiser from noon-1o p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Palm City Brewing, 7887 Drew Circle, Suite 130, Fort Myers.

Guests will experience the fun environment of Palm City Brewing, including face painting, Palm City Brewing Sour Beer Releases, Food Coma food truck, live music with Premium Rock, and raffle prize items.

Eva's Closet will collect new backpacks and back-to-school supplies at the event. Guest will receive a free beer if they bring a new backpack filled with three back-to-school supply items, for example, notebooks, crayons, markers, highlighters, Kleenex packs, etc., or a $15 gift card for WalMart or Target.

For more information, visit; call Founder, Jessica Goodall at (239) 339-3216, or email



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