Food, ice, and water handed out in Fort Myers

Posted at 1:13 PM, Sep 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 13:32:02-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Getting food and water in the wake of Hurricane Irma can be challenging right now for some Southwest Florida residents, especially if you're one of the thousands still without power.

Well FEMA and the City of Fort Myers are trying to help you with that. 

Four in Your Corner was front and center as officials spent most of the day handing out food, ice, and water to those in need.  


They set up a distribution center at the Fleamasters Flea Market on Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard in Fort Myers that has been open every day from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m..

Other locations include:

Fort Myers Skatium

  • 2250 Broadway
  • Bagged Ice
  • 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. or while supplies last
  • Hot meals, water, ice, diapers
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 or while supplies last

Shady Oaks Community Center

  • 3280 Marion St.
  • Meals Ready-to-Eat (MREs), bottled water, diapers, hygiene products, paper towels, bathroom tissue, donated clothing
  • Wireless internet access and phone charging available
  • 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. or while supplies last

Iglesia Evangelica de Santidad

  • 587 Nuna Ave.
  • Hot food and water
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fort Myers residents are reminded that the water supply in Fort Myers is safe to drink. The City did not have a boil notice at any time during the Hurricane Irma emergency. Additionally, the Lee County boil notice has been lifted for Fort Myers residents that utilize County water.