Lighthouse of SWFL Celebrates #GivingTuesday

Pledges to Collect Canned Goods to Help Alleviate Hunger in Community
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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nov. 15, 2018 - PRLog -- Lighthouse of SWFL will celebrate #GivingTuesday by holding a canned food drive for Harry Chapin Food Bank to help curb hunger in the community. Canned food items may be dropped off at the Lighthouse of SWFL, located at 35 W. Mariana Ave. N. Fort Myers, FL 33903, November 19–December 6, 2018, Monday-Thursday, between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm.

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving which encourages philanthropy and the celebration of generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year's #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.

"#GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that means even more when we give together", said Dotty St. Amand, CEO of Lighthouse of SWFL. "It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world."

Those who are interested in donating to Lighthouse of SWFL for #GivingTuesday can visit

Lighthouse of SWFL is a nationally accredited, United Way partner agency serving individuals with blindness and vision impairment in Lee, Glades, and Hendry counties. The mission of the Lighthouse of SWFL is to enable people of all ages living with a visual impairment or blindness to remain independent, active and productive in our society."  Lighthouse of SWFL., is funded by the Division of Blind Services, United Way, Lee County Government, and other private donors. For more information, visit or call (239) 997-7797.

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