San Carlos Park man continues serving free meals a year since pandemic’s onset

A neighbor’s good deed continues to feed his community a year since the beginning of the pandemic. Carlton Crabbe started cooking for hungry families in March 2020 when the pandemic took a toll on jobs and livelihoods of families. A year later, Crabbe is still handing out plates of food for anyone who needs one. […]

SWFL nonprofits continue to support families with food insecurity, numbers rising

Saint Matthew’s House is feeding a site, record number of families experiencing food insecurity in Southwest Florida during the coronavirus pandemic. We visited the nonprofit’s food distribution center in East Naples Thursday, where we spoke to mothers who are doing what they can to feed their families. More than one mom told us they skip meals so their children don’t have […]

St. Matthew’s House continues to meet growing food insecurity in SWFL

Not knowing where their next meals will come from, many families in our region are now turning to a food drive for help. Cars lined up at St. Matthew’s House in Collier County this Thursday for assistance. And we spoke with a family who says they don’t know where they’d be without the help. People […]

St. Matthew’s House needs donations to continue serving families meals

Food insecurity, specifically due to the coronavirus pandemic, continues in Southwest Florida. And a local nonprofit expects the current need to continue for possibly the next two years even after things begin to open back up. We visited St. Matthew’s House in Collier County Thursday, where the nonprofit is in need of donations to continue […]

Seal of the School District of Lee County. Photo via WINK News.

Lee County adds more bus stop meal routes for students

School District of Lee County continues to operate Grab & Go Meal programs for students throughout the county during the coronavirus pandemic. The District recently added mobile meal programs to the effort, and it has added even more locations. In order to meet the continued demand for Grab & Go Meals, three more schools and […]

Support greatly needed to provide food for impoverished communities

As millions across the country lose their jobs, the need for food is off the charts. And the increase in food insecurity is in our region. Southwest Florida neighbors form huge lines outside local food banks in hopes of receiving enough meal items to feed their families. We visited St. Matthew’s House in East Naples […]

Volunteers continue to support Lee County students through meal program

Hundreds of people lined up early this weekend because they were experiencing food insecurity in Lee County. Fortunately, dozens of spots are set up by School District of Lee County to help feed students who usually rely on a meal at school. Many people continue to show Southwest Florida students they are not forgotten. We […]

Mariner HS in Cape Coral added as school meal pickup location

The School District of Lee County is adding another site to its grab-and-go meal program to provide even more children with food while schools are closed. Starting Monday, anyone under 18 can get breakfast and lunch from Mariner High School in Cape Coral from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Definitely, feeding five kids, it’s hard, […]