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Lee County Homeless Coalition hosts Homeless Service Day and Veterans Stand Down

2016-11-08T15:00:04-05:00January 9th, 2014|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

In an effort to provide the homeless and veteran populations in Lee County with access to essential goods and services, the Lee County Homeless Coalition will host the 14th annual Homeless Service Day on Saturday, Feb.1. The event will take place at City of Palms Stadium located at 2201 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers, from 8:45 [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition observes Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day on Dec. 21

2013-12-12T11:35:03-05:00December 12th, 2013|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

As a tribute to at least 16 homeless individuals who have lost their lives while living on the streets or in shelters in Lee County this year, the Lee County Homeless Coalition will host its 17th annual Candlelight Vigil on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. The community is encouraged to gather on the [...]

Homeless Coalition challenges the community to live on the streets

2016-11-08T15:00:24-05:00November 12th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The Lee County Homeless Coalition challenges the community to take the “homeless challenge” during National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, Nov. 16 through 24, to generate increased community awareness for those living on the streets in Lee County. The Homeless Challenge will culminate with a “Night on the Streets” in which the community is encouraged [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition fundraiser brings in more than $20,000 to support services to benefit homeless

2016-11-08T15:00:25-05:00November 11th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The Lee County Homeless Coalition raised more than $20,000 during the organization’s Roaring Twenties-themed ninth annual dinner and silent auction held Nov. 2 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers. The event was sponsored by the Aubuchon Family Fund, the Bireley Family Foundation and Matlacha-Cottages. More than 200 guests attended and bid on more [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition Nov. 2 dinner and silent auction – anticipating sold out event few tickets remaining

2016-11-08T15:00:25-05:00October 29th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

On any given night in Lee County, there are approximately 3,000 people without a place to call a home. To help raise awareness and funds to end homelessness, the Lee County Homeless Coalition invites the community to join them on Nov. 2 at their Roaring Twenties-themed ninth annual dinner and silent auction. The event features [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition launches new website to improve access to services, engage community support

2013-09-30T11:25:23-04:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The Lee County Homeless Coalition has launched a new website at www.LeeHomeless.org. The website provides quick links to an extensive list of services providers and resources available to assist the homeless in Lee County in a variety of areas including food, clothing and shelter assistance, as well as healthcare, legal, housing, employment and transportation services. [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition hosts Nov. 2 dinner and silent auction

2013-09-19T08:39:20-04:00September 19th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

On any given night in Lee County, there are more than 3,000 people without a place to call a home. To help raise funds and awareness to end homelessness, the Lee County Homeless Coalition invites the community to join them on Nov. 2 at their Roaring Twenties-themed ninth annual dinner and silent auction, at the [...]

Lee County Homeless Coalition releases PSA on child homelessness

2013-08-12T10:41:23-04:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

As the new school year begins, the Lee County Homeless Coalition encourages the community to consider the many children in our community facing homelessness. According to Project ACCESS, a program for all homeless children and youth referred through The School District of Lee County, there were 1,450 children reported as homeless in Lee County during [...]

Homeless Coalition Seeks Sponsors and Players for June 1 Golf Tournament

2016-11-08T15:00:34-05:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The Lee County Homeless Coalition invites sponsors and players to “Drive Out Homelessness” at the Coalition’s 5th annual charity golf tournament to be held at Colonial Country Club on June 1; shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities offering signage on the course, complimentary player registrations and recognition at the awards luncheon range from $1,000 [...]

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