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TwinCutZ offers free back-to-school haircuts on Aug. 30, invites customers and community to donate school supplies for Community Cooperative

2020-07-28T14:15:59-04:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In preparation for back to school, TwinCutZ is hosting its annual free haircut day for students on Sunday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at all five Southwest Florida locations. In addition to complimentary haircuts, TwinCutZ is also gifting every student a free backpack. Additionally, TwinCutZ is donating backpacks to Community Cooperative, and [...]

Community Cooperative has an immediate need for Meals on Wheels delivery drivers throughout Lee County

2020-07-10T17:57:22-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

With growing requests for meals to be delivered to homebound neighbors who cannot shop or cook for themselves, Community Cooperative has an immediate need for volunteer drivers throughout Lee County to deliver Meals on Wheels. “Since the pandemic, the Meals on Wheels program has grown about 20%,” said Tracey Galloway, chief executive officer, Community Cooperative. [...]

Pay-it-forward: Parents who do not need P-EBT food benefits for their children can help others by donating food to Community Cooperative

2020-07-09T17:07:59-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Community Cooperative is providing an opportunity for parents who do not need extra assistance provided by Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) cards sent by the Florida Department of Children and Families late last month to donate food to help other families impacted by the pandemic. P-EBT cards were sent to parents of children who are [...]

Community Cooperative adds seven locations to its July mobile food pantry schedule

2020-06-30T11:52:58-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Community Cooperative has scheduled 16 mobile food pantries, with seven new pantry locations in July. Before the pandemic, eight mobile pantries were scheduled monthly by Community Cooperative, averaging about 140 households per pantry. Now an average of 250 to 300 households are served at each site, with 425 households the highest. The schedule for new [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company collects 3,000 pounds of food and more than $1,400 at drive-thru food drive for Community Cooperative

2020-05-08T15:48:06-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  Fort Myers Brewing Company hosted “Gateway CAN do it: Food Drive Rally” and collected 3,000 pounds of food and raised more than $1,400 for Community Cooperative Thursday, April 30. The donations of food and money is enough to feed approximately 525 people for a week. Another drive-thru food drive is planned at Fort Myers [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company hosts food donation drive-thru for Community Cooperative

2020-04-23T15:32:29-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting “Gateway CAN do it: Food Drive Rally” to collect food and financial donations for Community Cooperative during drive-thru, take-out beer order hours Thursday, April 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. With the need to feed local families and seniors more than doubling, Community Cooperative is working throughout Lee County [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names nine new beneficiaries of dollars raised at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-11-06T22:07:59-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced nine new beneficiaries of its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, thereby extending its reach throughout the five-county region. In support of a variety of children’s programs including hunger, health, education and counseling, the new beneficiaries include: Blessings in a Backpack, Community Cooperative, Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Florida [...]

Eight Lee County Non-Profits Receive $20,000 in CAMEO Grants

2017-06-29T21:06:27-04:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Eight nonprofit organizations that serve senior citizens in Lee County recently received financial grants totaling $20,000 at the 2017 CAMEO Recipient Awards ceremony held at Shell Point Retirement Community in June. Beacon of Hope Pine Island received $800, Broadway Community Church received $1200, Community Cooperative, Inc. received $3000, Dr. Piper Center received $5000, Harry Chapin Food [...]