Coconut Point to serve as donation drop-off site for Irma victims

Posted at 10:51 AM, Sep 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-21 10:51:52-04

ESTERO, Fla. -- Coconut Point announced they will serve as a drop-off location for the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee in an effort to give back to the community and assist those affected by Hurricane Irma.

The center will accept donations from Friday, September 22 through Saturday, September 30.

“Our thoughts are with all those who have suffered due to Hurricane Irma and its lingering effects,” said Sarah Berthold, Director of Marketing for Coconut Point. “We’ve received many requests from the community about how they can help Hurricane Irma victims, and we’re glad to offer a way for our customers to assist people in need.”
Coconut Point will have also resumed regular hours, offering people a place to visit, take advantage of the many restaurants and services, charge their phones or just take a break from the overwhelming events that have taken place because of Hurricane Irma.
Items being accepted for donation include: Water, Non-perishable Food, Diapers, Laundry Detergent, Baby Wipes, Tarps and Cleaning Supplies.

All goods accepted will be distributed locally among their partner agencies to benefit those in need.