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Free Food and Water Sites for Hurricane Ian Recovery

BY October 4, 2022
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Distribution Points – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, unless otherwise noted.


  • Bonita Springs: Old Bonita Library, 26876 Pine Ave.; distributing food and water
  • Cape Coral: Cape Coral Sports Complex, 1410 Sports Blvd.; distributing food and water
  • Cape Coral: Leonard Street, 4820 Leonard St.; Monday, Oct. 10 from 12-4pm; distributing food and water
  • Cape Coral: Scotty Bierwerks, 901 E. Industrial Cir.; distributing free food and more
  • Estero: Estero High School Ballfield Park, 9100 Williams Rd.; distributing food and water
  • Fort Myers: FK Your Diet, 19630 S Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL, 33908. Feeding the community for free (while supplies last)
  • Fort Myers: Kelly Road Soccer Complex, 10750 Kelly Rd.; distributing food and water
  • Fort Myers: Fleamasters Fleamarket, 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; distributing food and water
  • Fort Myers: Caloosa Sound Amphitheater, 1375 Monroe St.; Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 12-4pm; downtown community rally and BBQ providing resources, food kits, games and more
  • North Fort Myers: North Fort Myers Recreation Center, 2000 N. Recreation Park Way; distributing food and water
  • Lehigh Acres: Veterans Park Recreation Center, 55 Homestead Road S.; distributing food and water



3429 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916. Pop-up mobile food pantries; location changing daily—visit their Facebook for updated locations.

Monday, Oct. 10: Moose Lodge – Pine Island: 8903 Stringfellow Road, Saint James City; from 10am, while supplies last; distributing food and water



Serving warm meals at these five locations across Lee County- follow them here for any time/location changes.

  • Bonita Springs: Integrity Church, 10421 Pennsylvania Ave.; from 4-6pm
  • Fort Myers: Next Level Church (East), 11081 Gateway Blvd.; from 11am-1pm (lunch) and 4-6pm (dinner); serving hot meals
  • Fort Myers: Next Level Church (Downtown), 3637 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.; today through Oct. 8; from 11am until meals run out; distributing water and essentials, while supplies last
  • North Fort Myers: Suncoast Community Center, 2241 Case Lane, N. Fort Myers, FL 33917 (2pm until meals run out)
  • North Fort Myers: Good Shepard Lutheran, 4770 Orange Grove Blvd., N. Fort Myers, FL 33903 (5pm until meals run out)



  • Bonita Springs: Bonita Beach Parking Lot, 5901 Bonita Beach Rd. SW; from 4pm, while supplies last
  • Bonita Springs: Bonita Springs Academy, 3971 Via Del Ray; from 4pm, while supplies last



Visit Collier County’s website for the most up-to-date points of distribution.

  • Naples: Sugden Park, 4284 Avalon Dr.; from 8am-6pm; distributing water, ice and food, while supplies last
  • Everglades City: Everglades City, 603 Collier Ave.; from 8am6pm; distributing water, ice and food, while supplies last
  • Immokalee: Immokalee Farmers Market, 424 New Market Rd. E.; from 8am-6pm; distributing water, ice and food, while supplies last
  • Marco Island: San Marco Church of Marco Island, 851 San Marco Rd.; daily from 7-9am and 4-6pm; distributing meals
  • Naples: Meals of Hope and East River Park, 301 11th St. N.; daily from 10am until supplies last; distributing meals
  • Naples: Our Daily Bread and Harmony Shores, 119 River Rd.; daily from 1-2:30pm; food pantry
  • Naples: Our Daily Bread and Lely High School, 1 Lely High School Blvd. (enter on Broward St.); daily from 4-5:30pm; food pantry
  • Naples: Catholic Charities and St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 5225 Golden Gate Pkwy.; daily from 9am-1pm and 5-7pm
  • Naples: New Hope Naples Church, corner of Bayshore Dr. and Coco Ave.; daily from 12pm until supplies are out; distributing meals
  • Immokalee: Meals of Hope and Farm Workers Village, Farm Workers Way and Bell Cir.; daily from 3-5pm; distributing meals
  • Naples: Meals of Hope and Golden Gate Senior Center, 4898 Coronado Blvd.; daily from 2-4pm



  • Paradise Coast Sports Complex, 3940 City Gate Blvd. S., Naples; Oct. 10 from 10am-12pm; free food, while supplies last
  • Naples Alliance Church, 2504 Estey Ave., Naples; Oct. 11 from 10am-12pm; free food, while supplies last
  • The Fifth Third Financial Empowerment Mobile will be parked at LuLu’s Kitchen at St. Matthew’s House on Oct. 11 from 11am-4pm; visitors can charge their phone, use the Wi-Fi and receive financial advice
  • Center Point Community Church, 6590 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples; Oct. 13 from 10am-12pm; free food, while supplies last
  • Coastland Mall near Dillards, 1900 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; daily from 11am-1pm; food pantry



Locations continue to change. Visit here for most up-to-date locations. Locations for Lee County for Oct. 10.

American Legion, 27678 Imperial Shores, Bonita Springs

Walmart, 1619 Del Prado Blvd S., Cape Coral

Stationary – Estero High School, 21900 River Ranch Rd., Estero

Walmart, 17105 San Carlos Blvd., Ft. Myers Beach

Capitol Pawn, 4786 Palm Beach Blvd., Ft. Myers

Walmart, 4770 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers

Roving Broadway neighborhoods, Ft. Myers

Roving Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Ft. Myers

Stationary – Big Lots, 13970 N. Cleveland Ave., North Ft. Myers



The meal sites will begin service at 11:30am and the organization will continue to operate at these sites with free, freshly prepared meals.

  • Port Charlotte Walmart: 19100 Murdock Cir., Port Charlotte
  • Ocean Church: 2016 Kismet Pkwy. E., Cape Coral
  • Ft. Myers Beach: 33 Tropical Shore Way, Ft. Myers Beach
  • Broadway Palm Dinner Theater: 1380 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers
  • Home Depot: 12621 S. McCall Rd., Port Charlotte
  • Elks Lodge: 401 Indiana Ave., Englewood
  • North Port: 12600 S. Tamiami Trail, North Port



Distributing food and water. Distribution points are continuously changing, check for updates here.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

B&G Immokalee

1155 Roberts Ave W., Immokalee; 9:30-11:30am

San Raphael

2514 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres; 9:30-11:30am

Family Church

20085 Quesada Ave, Port Charlotte; 10am-12pm


Wednesday, Oct. 12

Golden Gate Community Center

4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples; 9:30-11:30am

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven

355 Bridge St., Labelle; 9:30-11:30am

Feeding With Hope

1200 W. C. Owen Ave., Clewiston (John Boy Auditorium); 9:30-11:30am

Cape Coral Elementary School

4519 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral; 10am-12pm


Looking for open restaurants? Here’s a list of open restaurants offering regular dine-in and take out service.

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