Pictured L to R: FMB 100+ Women Who Care members Barb Mezeske, Deb Nelson, Barb Lewis and Bonita Springs Literacy Council Director, Susan Schad. Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care presented their charitable donation on Friday, February 11, 2022 and were given a tour of the facility. The members also attended the Literacy Award Breakfast at the Hyatt Coconut Point in March 2022.
Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care members visited Joanne's Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs to present their donation for December 2021. Pictured L to R: Cheri Bender, Judy Barcy, Joan Beutler, Barb Lewis, Barb Mezeske, Pat, Manager of Inpatient Care, Evelyn in Support Services and Sabrina, Director of Development. Not pictured: Deb Nelson (She was taking the picture)
Other donors not pictured: Mary Louise Bauman, Jeanne Butzer, Sarah Fischer, Cheryl Hohmann and Melissa Wasno.
Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care members visited the Special Equestrians Center on Staley Road in Fort Myers in April 2021. We toured the facility and learned more about the Special Equestrians organization.
Pictured L to R: Barb Mezeske, Judy Barcy, Cheryl Hohmann, Joan Beutler, Deb Nelson & Sarah Fischer, along with 2 of the Equestrian stars and Executive Director Liz.
Our charity monies provided a scholarship for a Special Equestrian.
Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care helped in December 2020 with the cost of surgery for "Sadie". Sadie was in a puppy mill and was dropped as a baby and broke her leg. It was never fixed and she spent 4 months limping until ‘Find a Home-Give a Home’ helped her. They found Sadie a foster Mom (Betty) who traveled to Ocala to have Sadie's leg repaired by a pet specialist. We are happy to announce that Sadie is recuperating nicely. We are proud to give our charitable contribution for December towards her doctor and surgical expenses. Pictured here: Deb Nelson, Betty and Sadie, Barb Mezeske
Our Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care donation for March 2020 went to "Bedz for Kidz", a part of the Guardian Ad Litem program for Lee County. Our charitable contribution helped to purchase beds for children that are unfamiliar with the luxury of having their own beds -- while in foster care or living with a relative. One of the rules of being able to foster a child -- whether a relative or guardian -- is that the child must have their own bed. Pictured here L to R: Cheryl Hohmann, Cynthia Shafer (Director) and Barb Mezeske.
Fort Myers Beach 100+ Women Who Care for October 2020 donated their funds to the Lifeline Family Center -- a Lee County residence home for young pregnant women/girls ages 16-25 year of age. Lifeline Family Center provides medical help, gives classes in education and promotes lifestyle changes to the residents. Pictured here are Lifeline Director and FMB Women Who Care Member Cheryl Hohmann.