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On September 28th, the Island of Fort Myers Beach was completely decimated by Hurricane Ian. Most of our residents lost their homes, businesses and way of life.

The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation, and the Woman’s Club of Fort Myers Beach, two 501(c)3 organizations located on Fort Myers Beach, are working together to help our residents. Your money will go DIRECTLY into the hands of someone who lives in the 33931 zip code. Our beautiful Island has given many of you so many fantastic lifelong memories. We know many are in desperate need of your help.

“With the level of destruction caused by Hurricane Ian, the Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation realizes it is crucial to put out a plea to those near and far to make donations immediately to support the entire FMB community in their time of greatest need through the #WeAreFMB Fund. ~ Board Member, Kelly Smith

“Helping Ft. Myers Beach Recover”

We apologize – we have to discontinue the application process at this time due to the enormous amount of applications.


The 2nd Revision of the Taste of Paradise Cookbook
is dedicated to the restaurants of Fort Myers Beach. Get yours today! 




Beach Talk Radio listeners are actively supporting the #WeAreFMB Fund through donations.  Thank you to Beach Talk Radio for encouraging its listeners to donate to the Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation!

Eco-Bloq Apparel

100% of our profits from the profits from Eco-Bloq Apparel will be donated to Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation. Now you can live the mission ‘Look Good Do Good’ printed on our UPF 50+ REPREVE shirts. Please join them in supporting the entire FMB community in their time of greatest need through the #WeAreFMB fund. 


Clothing and Residential Supplies:
All clothing and residential supplies please send to Kiwanis Thrift Store, 11050 Summerlin Square. Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Monday – Saturday.

All Other Donations:
 All other donations need to be delivered to Island Carts FMB at 820 Buttonwood. Hours 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Monday – Saturday.

There is a checkpoint at Pine Ridge Road – if you try to take the Pine Ridge “shortcut” they will route you back to Summerlin. So, approach from San Carlos/Summerlin. At the checkpoint let them know you’re going to Main Street.

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The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation
seeks to empower our members and our community.

By encouraging philanthropy to improve the overall quality of life on Fort Myers Beach,  The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation responds to the changing and emerging needs of our community.

 We provide support for education, health and welfare, and are active participants in the preservation of our natural environment and history.


Over the past 10 years we have raised and distributed over $185,000 in support of 30 different organizations in our community.  Over the past 10 years we have raised and distributed over $185,000


FSW Scholarships, opportunities at secondary and trade schools and GED. Donations to Renee’s Closet for Beach Elementary, participation at Butterfly Garden and STEM.

environment & service

We work with Keep Lee County Beautiful to keep our Island clean. We also bag personal hygiene products for ACT. We work with Keep Lee County Beautiful to keep our Island clean.

People We Serve Through These Efforts
The Hungry
The Homeless
Neighbors in Need
The Struggling Worker
The Victim
Adult Education
The Children

STEM, Summer Camps,
Butterfly Garden

The Environment

people we serve through these efforts