Volunteers help conduct annual survey of Lee County homeless community

A group went out Wednesday morning to count how many people are experiencing homelessness in Lee County. Forty-five FGCU students volunteered for the annual “Point In Time Count.” The count began at 7 a.m. Lee County Homeless Coalition’s count in 2020, estimated about 2,700 people are homeless in Lee County, but that was before the […]

Founder of SWFL Strong Facebook page shares her inspiration

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on everyone and their connections. And many people have complained about how disconnected they’ve been feeling. But a woman in Lee County decided to find a way to bring people together via social media. Connie Ramos-Williams created the SWFL Strong Facebook page so that families can come together and […]