Highlights

THANK YOU TO ALL THAT SUPPORT OUR MISSION TO FIGHT HUNGER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

See our current list of supporters below

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CHURCHES

Church of God

Estero Church

Estero Community Church

Family Church at Woodsmoke

First Baptist Church of Estero

Grace Methodist Church

Gulf Shore Church

Lamb of God Church

Legacy Church

New Day Christian Church

Ocean Church

Park Alliance Church

Saint Peter the Apostle Church

Summit Church

The Faith Center Church

Thrive Community Church

HOAs & COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS

Breckenridge Association

Cascades of Estero

Caloosa Trace 

Club at Grandezza

Coach Light Manor Association, Inc.

Copperleaf Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Country Creek Community Charities, Inc. 

Cypress Bend RV Park

Estero Bay Community

Estero Country Club at the Vines

Grandezza

Lighthouse Bay

Mariner's Cove

Marsh Landing

Parkridge Estates

Pelican Sound Charitable Foundation 

Pelican Sound Golf & River Club

Plantation

Reese Family Charitable Foundation

Riverwoods Plantation

Rookery Pointe HOA

Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Shadow Wood Community Association

Spring Run Charitable Foundation

Sunny Grove Hobby Club

Sunny Grove Park

Tahiti Residents Club

Terraverde Social Club

The Club at Genova

The Preserve at Corkscrew

Tidewater

United Way of Lee, Hendry, & Glades

Villages at Country Creek

Villagio at Estero

Walmart Foundation 

West Bay Community Charitable Foundation, Inc. 

Wildcat Run

William E. Cross Foundation

Woodsmoke Camping Resort

LOCAL BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS

AES Group

Aldi

Amazon Smile

Beth-El Farmworker Ministry

Bonefish Grill Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs - Estero Realtors, Inc.

Bonita Springs - Estero Elks Lodge #2753

Breckenridge Bible Study

Cafe of Life

Carrabba's 

Carrabba's Gulf Coast

Cascades of Estero Bocce Club

Cascades of Estero Men's Club

Cascades of Estero Women's Club

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Collier Harvest

Continuum HR/Payroll Made Easy

Copperleaf at the Brooks

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Cycle Forward

Edible Arrangements 568

Estero Chamber of Commerce

Estero High School

Estero Life Magazine

Estero Newcomer's Club

Estero Spotlight News Magazine

Feed the Table

FGCU Students

FineMark National Bank and Trust

Goodwill

Grandezza Girlfriends

Harbour Insurance

Harry Chapin Food Bank of SW FL, Inc. 

Hope for Kids

Island Blinds - Drapery - Shutters

Lee County Board of Commissioners

Lee Health

Longhorn Steakhouse 

Matthew 25 Ministries

Mercedes of Fort Myers

Midwest Food Bank 

Mother Earth Natural Foods

Northern Trust Company

Nulman Mediation Services

Outback Steakhouse

Panera Bread

Paul Mitchell School

Pelican Median

Pete's Coffee

Pinewoods Elementary School

Pizza Hut

Plantation Golf Club

Publix

Rakuten

Red Bottle, Inc.

Rotary Club of Estero

Salvation Army

San Carlos Chiropractic, Inc.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank

Seabreeze Communications Group, Inc.

Seed to Table

Southern Accents Caterer

Sprouts Farmers Market #613

St. Katherine Ladies Philoptochos

State Farm Insurance

State Insurance USA

Sun Harvest Citrus

Sun Home Services, Inc.

Target Super Store

The Bridge Fund

The Skotak-Brown Group

Three Oaks Elementary School

Three Oaks Middle School

U.S. Sugar

Walmart

News & Announcements

11/29/2022 Announcement

Empty Bowls Fundraiser this Friday!

Don't forget to come out to our Empty Bowls fundraiser this Friday, December 2 at 11:30am!! Free soup with a purchase of beautiful handmade pottery! Proceeds support our food pantry. Hope to see you there!
 

(See flyer below for details; click flyer to go to event page)

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11/21/2022 Announcement

Thanksgiving Food Distribution

A HUGE thank you to Lamb of God Church Feeding the 5000 for your generous food donation for our clients for Thanksgiving!

And another HUGE thank you to all of the volunteers who helped us box items and distribute them to our clients!! We are so grateful for our wonderful partners and volunteers!

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11/17/2022 Announcement

FEMA Disaster Recovery Information

Important info for those needing Disaster Recovery from Ian (click image below to download PDF):

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11/11/2022 Announcement

Empty Bowls Fundraiser 2022

SAVE THE DATE!!

What: Empty Bowls Fundraiser

When: Friday December 2

Where: The Arts Complex at FGCU

Potters and students from the Bower School of Music & the Arts make beautiful handmade bowls, restaurants donate delicious soup, the community comes together, and all proceeds are dedicated to feeding our neighbors in need!

The Pottery Sale will be held from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and the Empty Bowls Soup Lunch from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

www.facebook.com/FgcuEmptyBowls

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11/10/2022 Announcement

Come Volunteer at our Food Pantry!

Come help us take food out to our clients' cars! We need more volunteers at our food pantry! To learn more and to sign up, visit icslee.org/volunteer and click on the "Register/Schedule" button.

Questions? Contact Kim Varano at 239-267-3510 or volunteer@icslee.org!

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10/27/2022 - Featured Donor

Summit Church and The Rock Church!

A HUGE thank you to Summit Church and The Rock Church of Gainesville for your incredibly generous donation of 2568 lbs!!! We are overwhelmingly thankful for your generosity!

Click on the photo below to view our Facebook post!

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10/17/2022 - Featured Donor

Vero Beach!

Check out this awesome video made by Jack and his mom Erin when they brought some much-needed generous donations to our food pantry after hurricane Ian! They made such a huge impact!

We're still accepting donations, so contact us if you're interested at 239-267-3510 or office@icslee.org!

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10/12/2022 - Announcement

Thank you, volunteers and donors!

THANK YOU to everyone who has been working so hard to keep us running after the hurricane!!! We could not do any of this without you!! It’s so amazing to see everyone coming together to get food and supplies organized and out to our clients! Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and to all those who have donated!!

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10/8/2022 - Featured Donor

McKibbon Hospitality

A HUGE shoutout to these awesome volunteers from McKibbon Hospitality for working so hard to help us unload, sort, and stock donations after the hurricane! We could not have done it without you guys! Thank you!!

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10/7/2022 - Featured Donor

Vero Beach

Thank you so much to Erin and son Jack from Vero Beach for your HUGE donation to our pantry!!! We’ll be able to help so many families because of your generosity!

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10/7/2022 - Featured Donor

Coral Springs

Thank you, Macy, Chris, and Sahanzaib from Coral Springs! 1,000 pounds of diapers, wipes, baby food, and water!

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9/26/2022 - Announcement

STORM UPDATE:

We plan to be open on Tuesday, September 27 as long as it is safe to drive. WE WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. We plan to reopen on Thursday unless conditions do not allow it.

Updates will be posted on our Facebook page and sent by email, if possible. Status updates will be available at the Lee County Emergency Operations Storm (call United way at "211").

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9/13/2022 - Announcement

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Volunteer with us to help keep our community fed! We're looking for more volunteers on TUESDAYS between the hours of 9am-1pm!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Sign up at icslee.org/volunteer or contact Kim Varano at 239-267-3510 or volunteer@iclee.org for more info!

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9/7/2022 - Announcement

YOU CAN HELP FIGHT HUNGER!

Help us hand out food to our clients! We're looking for more volunteers on:


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Our community needs your help as more and more are coming to us hungry! Come out to make a difference!

Sign up at icslee.org/volunteer or contact Kim Varano at 239-267-3510 or volunteer@iclee.org for more info!

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8/22/2022 - Announcement

EAT PIZZA. RAISE FUNDS!

Come out to our last Blaze Pizza fundraiser of the summer this Sunday, August 28! Just show this flyer and they'll donate 20% of the cost of your meal to Interfaith Charities!

You can also use promo code 1352A if ordering online!

Spread the word! Invite your friends and family!

(Click the flyer below to download the printable PDF)

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7/26/2022 - Announcement

EAT PIZZA. RAISE FUNDS!

Come out to our fundraiser at Blaze Pizza in Ft Myers this Sunday, July 31 between 11am - 4pm! Just show this flyer and they'll donate 20% of the cost of your meal to Interfaith Charities!

You can also use promo code 1352A if ordering online!

Spread the word! Invite your friends and family!

(Click the flyer below to download the printable PDF)

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7/25/2022 - Announcement

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!

WE NEED YOUR HELP in our food pantry on MONDAYS!! Jobs include unloading donations, stocking the pantry, and taking food out to clients' cars.

 

Please contact Kim Varano at 239-267-3510 or volunteer@iclsee.org for more information!

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7/14/2022 - Announcement

Eat Pizza, Raise Funds!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! We'll be having another fundraiser at Blaze Pizza in Ft Myers on Sunday, July 31 between 11am-4pm!

Come out to support our charity and enjoy some delicious pizza! Show them the flyer on your phone or print a copy, and Blaze will donate 20% of your order to Interfaith Charities!

(Click the flyer below to download the printable PDF)

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7/01/2022 - Announcement

Happy 4th of July!

We will be closed this Monday, July 4. There will be no donation drop offs or food pickup. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5.

 

Wishing you all a safe and happy Independence Day!!

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6/20/2022 - Announcement

Eat Pizza, Raise Funds!

Enjoy some delicious pizza to support our charity!

Come out to Blaze Pizza Fort Myers on Sunday, June 26 between 11am - 4pm!

Simply show this flyer on your phone or print it out for Interfaith Charities to receive 20% of the proceeds from your meal! (You can also use promo code 1352A if ordering online).

We hope to see you there!

(Click the flyer below to download the printable PDF)

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6/20/2022 - Announcement

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!!

We are in DESPERATE NEED of volunteers at our food pantry, especially on SATURDAYS!!! For more info, please call Kim Varano at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org!

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5/17/2022 - Announcement

Eat Pizza, Raise Funds!

Enjoy some delicious pizza to support our charity!

Come out to Blaze Pizza Fort Myers on Sunday , May 29 between 11am - 4pm!

Simply show this flyer on your phone or print it out for Interfaith Charities to receive 20% of the proceeds from your meal! (You can also use promo code 1352A if ordering online).

We hope to see you there!

(Click the flyer below to download the printable PDF)

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5/16/2022 - Announcement

Letter Carrier Food Drive

Click the picture below to view some more pictures from yesterday's Letter Carrier Food Drive! We were blessed with 7,749lb of food! Thank you so much again to everyone who contributed!

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5/14/2022 - Announcement

Letter Carrier Food Drive

Wow! What a day. The National Letter Carriers Food Drive is one of the biggest events of the year. Want to thank all the volunteers who came out to help pickup, sort and box the food. Amazing job!

OTHER THANKS: Estero Post Office Letter Carriers and the residents of Estero for your help and generosity. Estero Church for the location first sorting. Sprouts for the loan of shopping carts. Publix who sent employees to help. The Olson's who stayed start to finish. And the staff for the planning, organization, and extra effort to make it all run smoothly. Thank you all!

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5/3/2022 - Featured Donor

Girl Scouts

Thank you so much to this wonderful group of Girl Scouts (and moms!) for volunteering at our food pantry, passing out free Girl Scout Cookies to our clients, and creating such beautiful and creative Birthday To-Go Pans for our clients!! You girls have made such a positive impact on our community

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5/2/2022 - Featured Donor

Copperleaf

A huge thank you to Copperleaf Charitable Foundation for your generous contribution to ICSL!! Because of partners like you, we can continue to be a beacon of hope in our community!

4/26/2022 - Featured Donor

Spring Run

Thank you, Spring Run Charitable Foundation, for your generous donation towards our client financial assistance program!! It will make such an impact in the lives of our clients and, therefore, our community!

4/23/2022 - Announcement

Letter Carrier Food Drive!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! Come volunteer for our Letter Carrier Food Drive! Saturday, May 14. We need Set Up Crew, Sorters, Drivers and Helpers, and Cleanup Crew. Multiple shifts are available!

 

Donations will be dropped off at Estero Church off of 41 and Broadway to be sorted.

Please contact Kim Varano at volunteer@icslee.org or 239-267-3510 to sign up or for more information!

Click the flyer below to download and print!

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4/22/2022 - Featured Donor

Cascades

Thank you, Cascades, for blessing us with an amazing 1469 lb. of food today!! We are so grateful for your continued generosity and partnership!

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4/15/2022 - Featured Donor

Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation

Thank you so much, Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation for your extremely generous contribution to ICSL!! We are so incredibly grateful for your continued partnership.

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4/08/2022 - Announcement

2022 Annual Benefit Dinner Thank You's!

A huge THANK YOU to all who supported us at our Drive Out Hunger Annual Benefit Dinner last night!

It was an incredible evening, and words can't express how grateful we are for your generous support of our charity. We couldn't do what we do in our community without you!!

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3/24/2022 - Announcement

Estero Fest 2022!

Come stop by our booth at Estero Fest on Saturday, April 2 from 11am-5pm! Learn more about who we are and get info on volunteering or utilizing our food pantry, utility bill assistance, or free tax prep programs.

Admission is FREE! There will be fun for the whole family featuring food trucks, activities, a raffle, and the Ben Allen Band!

Click HERE for more information!

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3/08/2022 - Announcement

2022 Volunteer Dinner Thank You's!

THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers who came out for our 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Friday! We had a blast celebrating you and all that you do for ICSL!

THANK YOU to all of the board members, staff, and volunteers who helped to make this dinner happen!

And THANK YOU to Estero Community Church, pcusa for allowing us to use your facility!

2/15/2022 - Announcement

Estero Community Job Fair!

Looking for help with getting a job?? Come to the Estero Community Job Fair next Tuesday, February 22 from 10am-2pm at Estero Church!

The fair will feature an opportunity board with job listings, mini-classes on interviewing, pre and post-interview strategies and resume review, job coaches, prayer partners, various onsite resources and services, on-the-spot interviews, and more!

Click the link below to register now!

https://bettertogetherus.org/events/estero-jf/

Estero Church

8088 Lord’s Way

Estero, FL 33928

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2/14/2022 - Announcement

College Students Now Qualify!

ATTENTION COLLEGE STUDENTS!! You officially qualify to receive our services! All you need is your student ID! We accept students from any local FL college. Services include our food pantry, utility bill assistance, food stamp registration, free tax prep and more!

For more information, call us at 239-267-3510 

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2/8/2022 - Featured Donor

The Rota Kids of Three Oaks!

A HUGE thank you to Rota Kids grades 3, 4, and 5 at Three Oaks Elementary for donating 1200lb of rice and beans today!!! Your generosity is so appreciated and has such a huge impact on our community!

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1/28/2022 - Announcement

2022 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

If you've volunteered with us, you're invited to our 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner! We want to thank you for your hours of hard work volunteering with Interfaith Charities. It makes a world of difference in the lives of our clients, and we couldn't run without you! There will be dinner catered by Olive Garden, desserts, and drinks. You are welcome to bring a plus one.

 

When: Friday, March 4 at from 5:30 - 7:00pm 

Where: the Fellowship Hall at Estero Community Church (21115 Design Parc Ln, Estero)

 

Please RSVP by February 25 by emailing kim@icslee.org!

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1/10/2022 - Announcement

Last Chance: Everblades vs Gladiators!

LAST CHANCE to book tickets for the Florida Everblades vs Atlanta Gladiators game tomorrow night! It's also First Responders night, so you won't want to miss it!

Tickets are reduced to $16 and Interfaith Charities receives a portion of every ticket booked through this link: www.bladestix.com/icslee

Hope to see you there!!

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1/10/2022 - Announcement

Florida Everblades Fundraiser!

REMINDER: Next Saturday, January 22, we will be doing a fundraiser with the Florida Everblades!

Book your tickets through our link below for discounted $16 tickets, and a portion will go towards our charity! Book your seats today before they run out!

www.bladestix.com/icslee

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12/23/2021 - Announcement

Closed New Year's Day

We will be open tomorrow, December 31 from 9am-1pm for New Year's Eve, but we will be CLOSED on January 1 for New Year's Day.

Wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy New Year!

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12/23/2021 - Featured Donor

Copperleaf

A HUGE thank you to Copperleaf Community for making up some amazing Christmas stockings for our clients' children! And thanks for the incredible volunteers that came to help hand them out! Your heartfelt contribution is really helping to spread joy and hope this Christmas season!

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12/09/2021 - Announcement

Volunteers Needed on Mondays!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS on MONDAYS to help bring food out to our clients' cars from 8:45am-1pm. Come for the whole shift, or just a couple of hours! It's an easy and fulfilling way to give back!

To sign up, go the the "Volunteer" tab and click on the "Register/Schedule" button!

For questions or more information, call us at 239-267-3510 or email us at volunteer@icslee.org!

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12/09/2021 - Announcement

Christmas Under the Stars!

Come out to Estero Park tomorrow December 9 at 6pm for Christmas Under the Stars!

There will be Christmas carols in English and Spanish , fun treat bags for the kids , and pictures with Santa! Canned goods will be collected for Interfaith Charities' food pantry!

Bring your own lawn chair. We hope to see you there!

https://m.facebook.com/events/436962691391876

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12/07/2021 - Announcement

Florida Everblades Fundraiser!

ICSL is partnering with the Florida Everblades on January 22, 2022! Tickets for the game purchased through our link are discounted to only $16, and a portion of the proceeds goes to Interfaith Charities!

What: Florida Everblades vs. Atlanta Gladiators

When: Saturday, January 22

Where: Hertz Arena in Estero

Tickets may be purchased through the following link: www.bladestix.com/icslee

You don't want to miss it!! Buy your ticket today!!

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12/06/2021 - Featured Partner

FGCU Empty Bowls

Thank you so much to FGCU Empty Bowls for hosting another successful Empty Bowls soup lunch on Friday!! The bowls were gorgeous, the soup was delicious, and the money raised will help us to continue feeding our community! Thank you for your continued partnership and heart for our community!

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11/29/2021 - Announcement

Empty Bowls this Friday!

Don't forget to come out to the FGCU Arts Complex this Friday, December 3 for the annual EMPTY BOWLS event!!

Pottery on sale from 10am-4pm!

Soup available from 11:30am until it runs out!

Proceeds benefit our food pantry

Questions? Contact Tricia Fay at 239-590-7229 or pfay@fgcu.edu

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11/23/2021 - Featured Donor

Lamb of God Church

A huge THANK YOU to Lamb of God Church for preparing and donating boxes of Thanksgiving ingredients for our clients! Many people have been blessed by your contribution!

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11/20/2021 - Announcement

Empty Bowls!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! We're so excited to be partnering with FGCU again this year for the Empty Bowls event! Come pick your favorite one-of-a-kind handmade pottery and fill it with delicious soup of your choice! Proceeds will benefit our food pantry!

Friday, December 3 from 10am-4pm at the FGCU Arts Complex!

Questions? Please contact Tricia Fay at 239-590-7229 or pfay@fgcu.edu

Click HERE to view the press release

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11/02/2021 - Announcement

Help Your Neighbors in Need!

Deliver hot meals to community members in need! We're looking for Meals on Wheels volunteers! Simply pick up the cooked meals at our food pantry and distribute them to the clients' homes. It's a simple but meaningful way to give back

For more information or to sign up, please call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org!

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10/28/2021 - Announcement

Become a Client Intake Volunteer!

Want an easy way to help your community? Love people? Become one of our Client Intake Volunteers! Simply greet our clients and check them in as they arrive at our food pantry drive-thru! We're looking to train a couple of individuals ASAP!

Want to sign up?? Questions?? Call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org!

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10/19/2021 - Announcement

Save the Date!

Our "Drive Out Hunger" Annual Benefit Dinner (30th Anniversary Edition!) will be held on April 7, 2022 at The Club at Grandezza.

Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Premier, and Presenting level sponsorships available. More details to come! Stay tuned!

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10/11/2021 - Featured Donor 

Summit Church!

THANK YOU SO MUCH, Summit Church, for hosting another HUGE food drive for us yesterday!! Now our clients will continue to have a nice variety of food for weeks to come! We so deeply appreciate your continued partnership and generous and loving hearts! 

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10/09/2021 - Featured Donor 

East Fork Creek Farms!

THANK YOU, East Fork Creek, for your generous donation of 171 pounds of locally grown lettuce today!! Thank you for allowing us to provide our clients with fresh, delicious, and nutritious options!

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10/05/2021 - Announcement 

Donate Blood, Save a Life!

We'll be hosting the Lee Health Bloodmobile this THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 from 3pm-6pm! Just a few minutes of your time could save a life!

All donors will receive a limited-edition T-shirt and wellness checkup (includes blood pressure, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening)!

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 239-267-3510 or email office@icslee.org! Walk-ins are welcome!

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10/01/2021 - Announcement 

Find us now on Nextdoor!

Interfaith Charities is now on Nextdoor! Like, comment, and share with your friends! We want all of our neighbors to know that we're here and can help with their needs! 

 

Click the image below to be taken to our Nextdoor page! 

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9/27/2021 - Announcement 

Volunteers Urgently Needed!

Want to do something fulfilling with your Monday morning? Start your week right by helping your neighbors in need! 

We URGENTLY need at least one or two volunteers on MONDAYS at our food pantry to help bring the food out to our clients' cars. It's an easy and rewarding way to give back!

To sign up, visit https://www.icslee.org/volunteer!


Questions? Call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org

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9/24/2021 - Announcement 

Want to help families in need put food on the table?

Have some spare time on Thursdays?? Come volunteer at our food pantry! There's a HUGE need that you can help meet! 

Sign up HERE!

Call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org for more information.

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9/20/2021 - Announcement 

YOU CAN KEEP YOUR COMMUNITY FROM GOING HUNGRY!

We're in desperate need of volunteers in our food pantry on FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS right now (especially in October)! Just a few hours of your time can help feed hundreds! 

Sign up HERE!

Call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org for more information.

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9/14/2021 - Featured Partner

THANK YOU OCEAN CHURCH!

A HUGE thank you to Ocean Church for sending an amazing team out to help us deep clean our food pantry and prepare bags of food for our clients!! Our pantry is sparkling now, and we have plenty of bags prepared for Monday! Thank you all so much for your loving hearts and hard work!

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9/14/2021 - Announcement

Volunteer Drivers Needed!!

Have a bit of free time on Mondays and want to give back?? Help us pick up food donations from Costco and drop it off at our food pantry! Become certified to drive our van or use your own vehicle if you prefer.

 

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO START ASAP!

Interested? Want to know more? Call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org!

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9/9/2021 - Featured Donor

Estero Newcomers Club

A HUGE THANK YOU to the Estero Newcomers Club for your generous donation! It's partners like you that enable us to continue to provide hope and help to those in need in our community. We're extremely grateful for your support and continued partnership!

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8/31/2021 - Announcement

FGCU Service-Learning Hours at ICSL!

ICSL is an approved site for all FGCU students looking to complete their service-learning hours. Come for a day or come to stay! 

Volunteer at our food pantry or join one of our creative projects! 

Click HERE to view our pantry volunteer positions.

To learn about our creative projects or for any questions, please call 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org.

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8/19/2021 - Announcement

Estero Chamber Golf Tournament!

Spend a day with friends on the greens while supporting scholarships for Estero High School Seniors! Bloody Marys with breakfast and a BBQ lunch to follow! 

Thursday, August 26 at Spring Run Golf Club. Sponsorships are still available!

To register or to sign up for sponsorship, visit https://business.esterochamber.org/events/details/august-golf-tournament-84.

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8/16/2021 - Announcement

HELP FEED THE CHILDREN!!

We have partnered with Blessings in a Backpack for years to get extra meals for our kids to keep them fed over school breaks. Please join with us in casting your vote to help them win the Neighborhood Assist grant for $25,000 so they can continue blessing kids in Lee and Collier Counties!!

Voting opens Wednesday, August 18 and ends Friday, August 27. Voters can cast 10 votes per day. Must be 18 or older and possess an email address.

 

To vote, please visit https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2040123

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8/9/2021 - Announcement

Become One of Our Valued Drivers!

We have an immediate opening on Monday mornings for drivers to pickup food donations from Aldi, Sprouts, and Costco and drop them off at our food pantry!

All that's needed is your driver's license and insurance. Choose to pickup from just one store, or multiple!

Even a few minutes of your time can make the biggest difference in bringing hope and help to those in need!

To sign up or for more information, call us at 239-267-3510 or email volunteer@icslee.org!

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7/30/2021 - Featured Donor

Pelican Sound

Thank you, Pelican Sound for the grant to buy fresh eggs! Our clients are loving them! It makes such a difference to have a healthy variety of food to offer :)

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7/15/2021 - Announcement

Estero Chamber Golf Tournament!

Spend a day with friends on the greens while supporting scholarships for Estero High School Seniors! Bloody Marys with breakfast and a BBQ lunch to follow! 

Thursday, August 26 at Spring Run Golf Club. Sponsorships are still available!

To register or to sign up for sponsorship, visit https://business.esterochamber.org/events/details/august-golf-tournament-84.

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7/3/2021 - Announcement

Blood Drive Next Week!

Spend a few minutes and SAVE A LIFE. The Lee Health Bloodmobile will be at Interfaith Charities on WEDNESDAY, JULY 14 from 1-6pm. All donations will benefit local Lee County residents and visitors in need.

Come out to donate blood and receive a FREE limited-edition travel tumbler and wellness checkup (including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening)!

To reserve a time, send us a message or call 239-267-3510. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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7/3/2021 - Announcement

Hurricane Elsa Update

 

WE WILL OPEN THIS MORNING, BUT WE WILL BE CLOSING EARLY (most likely around 11am before the weather gets too dicey).

For the Lee County Hurricane Preparation Guide and updated information on Hurricane Elsa, you can go to leegov.com/hurricane.

If you are in need during the storm, please call the United Way helpline at 211.

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7/3/2021 - Announcement

Hurricane Preparation Guide

For the Lee County Hurricane Preparation Guide and updated information on Tropical Storm Elsa, you can go to leegov.com/hurricane.

Reminder: We will be closed on Monday, July 5 for Independence Day. We expect to be open on Tuesday, July 6, but we will post an update if we need to close due to the weather.

If you are in need while we're closed, please call the United Way helpline at 211.

Stay safe and have a great holiday weekend!

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6/26/2021 - Announcement

Closed July 5 for Independence Day

We will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. We will resume our normal hours on Tuesday, July 6. Have a safe and very happy Independence Day!!

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6/25/2021 - Announcement

Community Resource Fair

Come out to the Community Resource Fair tomorrow to learn about the many resources our community has to offer! Stop by our booth to learn more about our food pantry and other programs! It's free!

9am-12pm at Salvation Army on Old 41 in Bonita

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6/21/2021 - Announcement

Prime Day is HERE!!

Prime Day has arrived! Sign up for AmazonSmile and select Interfaith Caregivers of South Lee, Inc. as your preferred charity at smile.amazon.com/ch/65-0362473.

 

Remember to shop for deals at smile.amazon.com, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to us at no cost to you!

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6/19/2021 - Announcement

Support ICSL on Prime Day!!

Get ready for Prime Day! Sign up for AmazonSmile and select Interfaith Caregivers of South Lee, Inc. as your preferred charity at smile.amazon.com/ch/65-0362473. Remember to shop for deals at smile.amazon.com, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to us at no cost to you!

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6/18/2021 - Announcement

Estero Chamber Annual Luncheon

We had an amazing time at the Estero Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon today! So many wonderful organizations who are making a lasting impact on our community were present. Thanks to all who worked so hard to make it happen!

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6/15/2021 - Announcement

VBS at The Faith Center

The Faith Center is hosting a VBS (Vacation Bible School) for local kids on July 12-16th from 9 am to noon! Cost is $10, but sponsorships are available if you would like to attend but cannot pay the admission. Space is limited to 30 children.

To sign up, please visit https://www.myvbs.org/thefaithcenter/.

For more information, call (239) 278-3638.

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6/14/2021 - Announcement

THANK YOU!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who came out to support Interfaith Charities at the grand opening of Jersey Mike's Subs in Estero! And a HUGE THANK YOU to Jersey Mike's Subs for partnering with us! Your generous support and partnership will help us continue to carry out our mission to serve hundreds of individuals and families in our local community!

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6/12/2021 - Announcement

There's Still Time! - FREE SUBS!

 

Stop by our food pantry today to pick up a FREE REGULAR SUB gift card for the new Jersey Mike's location at 19521 Highland Oaks Drive in Estero!! Gluten free options are available!

The promotion ends tomorrow!

Minimum $3 donation goes to Interfaith Charities so we can continue to drive out hunger in our community!

Questions? Call us at 239-267-3510.

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6/08/2021 - Announcement

Partnering with Jersey Mike's!

Jersey Mike's is partnering with Interfaith Charities for their grand opening of their 19521 Highland Oaks Drive, Estero location this week!

We're handing out gift cards for a FREE SUB with a $3 donation to Interfaith to be used at the new Jersey Mike's location anytime from Wednesday, June 6 through Sunday, June 13!!

Come out to support our charity and enjoy some delicous food! (They offer gluten free options as well)

Stop by our pantry to pick up a gift card!

Spread the news and tell your friends!

5/28/2021 - Announcement

Closed for Memorial Day

We will be closed Monday, May 31st in Honor of Memorial Day. We'll resume our normal hours of operation on Tuesday, June 1. Have a happy and safe Memorial Day!

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5/22/2021 - Featured Donor

Ocean Church

A HUGE thank you to Ocean Church for volunteering today! They assembled 200 backpacks that we will be handing out to our school age clients in July. Thank you so much for your help!

(Check out our Facebook post below).

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5/17/2021 - Announcement

Truck-Tastic Friday

Do you like Rib City? Come join us! Tables, chairs, & tents will be provided. RSVP now at

esterochamber.org.

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5/14/2021 - Featured Donor

West Bay Club

Thank you to the residents and members of West Bay Club for organizing a food drive and dropping off 470 pounds of food to our food pantry! We are so grateful for your tremendous generosity!

(Check out our Facebook post below).

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5/12/2021 Announcement 

WE NEED MORE CLIENTS!!!

We have been receiving more food donations than ever and are now able to help more community members in need! Please spread the word!

If you or someone you know needs food assistance, please contact us at 239-267-3510 or office@icslee.org.

Click below to view our press release!

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4/29/2021 - Featured Donor

Pelican Sound

Thank you to Pelican Sound for your very generous donation! The additional shelving and fresh food will be vital to helping us drive out hunger in the local community! (Check out our Facebook post below).

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4/23/2021 - Featured Donor

Residents of Spring Run

Thank you to the wonderful residents of Spring Run for your incredibly generous donation! It's because of partners like you that we can continue our mission to provide hope and help to those in our local community! (Check out our Facebook post below).

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4/2/2021 - Announcement

Tax Appointments Closed

All VITA tax appointments are now closed for the year. We still have our tax drop-off service open on Tuesdays from 1-4pm until May 11, 2021

Call 239-267-3510 for more information. 

TAX APPOINTMENTS
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NOW CLOSED

4/7/2021 - Announcement

Scholarship Opportunity

ECCL has a great scholarship opportunity for Estero students! Check it out at: https://conta.cc/3ujl86M

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3/31/2021 - Featured Donor

Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation

Thank you to the Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation and to the residents of Shadow Wood! With funding from your grant supporting our healthy eating initiative, we are on the road to drive out hunger in this community!

3/29/21 - Featured Donor

Ocean Church

Thank you, Ocean Church, for the amazing job you did cleaning and organizing our pantry work room! The new setup is wonderful!

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3/1/2021 - Announcement

Emergency Rental Assistance 

Applications for the 2021 Emergency Rental Assistance Program are now open. Residents of unincorporated Lee County and five of the county’s six cities can apply by visiting https://leeflcares.com/. Residents of the City of Fort Myers will need to apply directly to the municipality.

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