ESPN SWFL Hurricane Central

ESPN SWFL Hurricane Central

ESPN SWFL Hurricane Central

Southwest Florida Food Distribution Sites

As the community continues on the long road to recovery after the devastation left behind from Hurricane Ian, it’s important to help our fellow neighbors in their time of need.  Below is a list of food distribution sites all across Southwest Florida, available to the members of our communities.

Thanks to our partners at NBC-2 for sharing this information with the members of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades, Desoto and Hendry counties.

We will continue to update the information listed here as we receive it.  If you know of any locations not included on the list, please email that information directly to [email protected].  We will do our best to continue to keep the community informed.

  • Hurricane Supplies to be Delivered Today (Friday October 7th) from Jacksonville Healthcare Community for Ian-Affected Healthcare Workers in Southwest FloridaToday, at approximately 2 pm, a convoy of supplies, ranging from canned goods and camping equipment to toiletries and cleaning products, will be arriving to the Millennium Physician Group Medical Center – Port Charlotte at 2343 Aaron Street.

  • World Central Kitchen

    12n-5p Friday October 7th.  Free meals. Drive thru  at Broadway Palm parking lot. 2 food trucks as well as chef prepared meals. 1000 meals and free water while supplies last. 

  • Lee County

    • Community Cooperative will have a pop-up mobile food pantry at the North Fort Myers Tax Collector’s Office Monday, October 3 – 15201 N Cleveland Ave, North Fort Myers – 2 p.m.
    • Food trucks in Publix Parking Lot at Santa Barbara and Cape Coral Parkway are from Miami cooking up hot meals for free.
    • Two Meatballs in the Kitchen – 1403 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904 – Free Food – while supplies last
    • Mount Hermon Church – 2856 Douglas Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916 – beginning at 2:00pm
    • Points of Distribution – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Locations now open are below:
    1. Old Bonita Library, 26876 Pine Ave., Bonita Springs
    2. Kelly Road Soccer Complex, 10750 Kelly Road, Fort Myers
    3. Cape Coral Sports Complex, 1410 Sports Blvd., Cape Coral
    4. Cape Coral Leonard Street, 4820 Leonard St., Cape Coral
    5. Estero High School Ballfield Park, 9100 Williams Road, Estero
    6. North Fort Myers Recreation Center, 2000 N. Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers
    7. Fleamasters Fleamarket, 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers
    8. Veterans Park Recreation Center, 55 Homestead Road S., Lehigh Acres
    • Publix will be distributing nearly 8,000 gallons of water and 75,000 lbs of ice at Next Level Church – 12400 Plantation Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33966. Starting at 11 a.m.
    • Fleamasters Fleamarket – 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Water and food will be distributed.
    • Baby supplies will also be available at 12195 Metro Pkwy STE 1, Fort Myers, FL 33966 beginning at 10 a.m.
    • The Harry Chapin Fulfill mobile pantry will be active all week at these locations:
    • Mon. 10/3 – Bonita Lions Club, Bonita Springs, 10346 Pennsylvania Ave – 10 – 11:30am
    • Mon. 10/3 – Stars Complex, Fort Myers, 2980 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916 – 10 – 11:30am
    • Tues. 10/4 – San Raphael Catholic Church, Lehigh Acres, 2514 Lee Blvd – 10 – 11:30am
    • Thur. 10/6 – Faith Assembly of God, North Fort Myers, 7101 Bayshore Rd – 10 – 11:30am
    • Fri. 10/7 – Ocean Church, 2016 Kismet Pkwy E, Cape Coral – 10 – 11:30am
    • Sat. 10/8 – Harns Marsh Middle School, 1820 Unice Ave N, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 – 10 – 11:30am
  • Collier County

    • Free packaged breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Riverpark Recreation Center, 301 11th St N.
    • The Salvation Army of Collier County (TSA) will be onsite near Stan’s Idle Hour Seafood Restaurant, 221 Harbor Place, Goodland, FL 34140. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Salvation Army will be providing Everglades City with hot meals beginning at 3:00 until they run out at the Circle K on Collier Avenue.
    • Wednesday, October 5th: Paradise Coast Sports Complex, Naples, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • The Harry Chapin Fulfill mobile pantry will be active all week at these locations:
    • Tues. 10/4 – Boys and Girls Club, Immokalee, 1155 Roberts Ave W – 10 – 11:30am
    • Wed. 10/5 – Golden Gate Community Center, Naples, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples, FL 34116 – 10 – 11:30am
    • Fri. 10/7 – Boys and Girls Club, Naples, 7500 Davis Blvd – 10 – 11:30am

    Meals of Hope will be at East River Park DAILY from 4 p.m. till they run out of serving hot meals.

    Meals of Hope has various food pantries with different locations and hours. They can be found at

  • Charlotte County

    • American Legion Post 110 – 3152 Harbor Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 – Beginning at 11 a.m.
    • Muscle Car City Distribution Site – 10175 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 – Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Charlotte Sports Park – 2300 El Jobean Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 – Open from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Winn-Dixie providing free water, ice, and coffee on Oct. 3 – 1951 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34223 & Oct 4 – 2000 Kings Hwy.Punta Gorda, FL 33980
    • The former Muscle Car City – 10175 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 – will be distributing food, water, and tarps. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • The Harry Chapin Fulfill mobile pantry will be active all week at these locations:
    • Thur. 10/6 – Human Services of Charlotte County – 21500 Gibralter Dr – 10 – 11:30am
  • Hendry County

    • Christ Central LaBelle – 813 E Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, FL 33935 – Water and food will be distributed.
    • The Harry Chapin Fulfill mobile pantry will be active all week at these locations:
    • Wed. 10/5 – 785 Forrey Drive, LaBelle – 10 – 11:30am

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