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Lee County School District accepting donations for students and staff in need

By Staff | Sep 25, 2017

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)

Baby diapers

Baby wipes

Toiletry items (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.)

Feminine hygiene products

Insect repellent

Shoes, adult and kid sizes (new or gently used)

Shorts and shirts, adult and kid sizes (new or gently used)

Laundry detergent

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