Lee County School District accepting donations for students and staff in need
The School District of Lee County is accepting donations to benefit students and staff affected by Hurricane Irma.
“Many of our Lee County School District families have been displaced and are in need,” a release issued by the district Monday states.
In response, the District is accepting the following donations at the Lee County Public Education Center at 2855 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33966:
Cases of water
Non-perishable food items
Gift cards for Publix, Walmart, Target
Gift cards for gas
Underwear and socks, adult and kid sizes (new only please)
Toiletry items (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.)
Feminine hygiene products
Shoes, adult and kid sizes (new or gently used)
Shorts and shirts, adult and kid sizes (new or gently used)
Monetary donations may be made via the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools website:
“Our thoughts are with the families affected by Hurricane Irma,” the release states. “We are grateful to be able to help so many in our community at this difficult time.”
Source: School District of Lee County