Annual donation drive at Evelyn & Arthur to benefit Hope Chest at The Crossings
In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Evelyn & Arthur at The Promenade at Bonita Bay is continuing its tradition of offering shoppers a special discount on an in-store purchase from Nov. 2-30 if they bring in a gently used item of women’s or men’s clothing, an accessory, or a pair of shoes for donation. Shoppers will receive a 20% coupon for any one regular price item of $75 or more. Evelyn & Arthur, which has partnered with Hope Healthcare for National Hospice and Palliative Care Month since 2008, collects the donated apparel for Hope Chest at The Crossings, the upscale resale store benefiting Hope Healthcare programs that provide exceptional care and support to individuals and their loved ones as they fulfill life’s journey. One discount coupon is offered per donation, not item. For information about volunteer opportunities or donating items to the Hope Chest Resale Stores, visit HopeHCS.org.
Help a Diabetic Child Foundation to hold Inaugural Golf Scramble Fundraiser
Help a Diabetic Child
(HADC) will host its Inaugural Golf Scramble Fundraiser will be held on Nov. 8 at Old Corkscrew Golf Club. The event is being held to raise funds to help local families afford medical care and insulin for their children who have diabetes. HADC is asking the community for support as players and sponsors are needed to make the event a success. Sponsorships are available for $2,500, $1,000, and $500, and for participants, early birdie registration is available for $500 for a foursome and $125 for single participation. Dinner will be included for all participants. There will also be a $10,000 prize for a ‘Hole in One’ which is being presented by The Olde Naples Insurance Co. Registration is being completely handled online through Glide Golf at GlideGolf.com
or through the Glide Golf app. To learn more or get involved, contact Tami Balavage at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supplies donated from Allyn International Services Inc.
Allyn International Services Inc. donates to Education Resource Center
Allyn International Services Inc.
has partnered with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools in support of the Foundation’s Education Resource Center. Allyn International worked with the Foundation to create an Amazon wish-list, where Allyn employees were able to purchase supplies to be donated directly to the resource center. Allyn collected children’s books, pencils, markers, paper, manipulatives, glue sticks, highlighters, art supplies and more. Additionally, Allyn donated 1,500 masks to the foundation. Allyn International matched what the employees spent on supplies, totaling their give back to more than a $3,000 value benefitting the Education Resource Center. The Education Resource Center was created to collect and store new and reusable items donated by businesses and individuals to benefit our teachers, students, and their schools. Teachers in the Lee County Public Schools can shop materials at no-cost for classroom instruction. For more information, visit leeschoolfoundation.org
Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament raises over $16,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care
The 13th annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Lee Building Industry Association
, raised more than $16,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care. Held in September at the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, the fishing tournament featured a live auction to raise funds for Lee BIA Builders Care. The donations will support the nonprofit’s efforts to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly and/or disabled homeowners and families in Lee County. To date, Builders Care has provided more than $4.75 million in construction services to more than 450 individuals and families, facilitating critical repairs that allow local families to live safely and comfortably in their own homes.