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Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida Fights Hunger
The people of SW Florida’s Paradise Coast take pride in taking care of their less-fortunate neighbors. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is a Florida non-profit agency that is making a real impact on people’s lives. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is committed to a future where the people of Florida are free from hunger and you can help.
In 2020 alone The Harry Chapin Food Bank distributed 32.4 million pounds of food to hungry Floridians. The Food Bank serves about a quarter of a million people a month through its food distribution programs here in SW FL.
History Harry Chapin Food Bank
The Harry Chapin Food Bank began on Long Island in 1980 and served a handful of agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York. Today, the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is the largest hunger-relief network in Southwest Florida, serving Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties. The Paradise Coast region’s support for the program is enthusiastic and commendable.
Harry Chapin was a folk-rock singer-songwriter and performer active in many charitable causes. Chapin was only 38 years old when he was killed. The car he was driving was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway in Jericho, Long Island, NY. Harry’s widow, gave permission to rename the food bank in his honor in 1994.
Harry Chapin Food Bank
3760 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL 33901
open 8:00am – 4:30pm
The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is proud to honor a man who contributed his talent, energy, and passion to fighting hunger in Southwest Florida and across the nation. Make a contribution or donate your time by contacting the Harry Chapin Food Bank direct. Thank you for supporting the valuable non-profit agencies of Florida’s Paradise Coast. To add your non-profit listing or business contact us.
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