“When you see your brother or your sister suffering, you must not stay silent.”– Kabede Bimro, Red Sea Diving Resort
With the holidays just around the corner, I joined the efforts to raise funds and try to make our corner a little bit better for my less fortunate brothers and sisters. Since COVID hit, businesses have suffered, people have lost their jobs. The homeless in Lee County have increased. Elections are coming up and we have no idea which way the winds will blow. The current president cries doom and gloom if anyone but himself is picked. I hope whoever wins will do what is best for everyone and get to work at mending the US.
With that said, there are a few things going on that I would like to share with everyone. I am a member of the Lee County Homeless Coalition and have begun to step up my efforts to help out in that regard. I figure if I plan on being an entity in our community, I need to be a positive change in it and that begins with our homeless population because they are the most affected when things go badly in a community with regards to the economy and healthcare issues.
We joined the Lee County Homeless Coalition fundraising efforts as the Chaos Lords of SWFL. And I am using my social media sites to disseminate information and try to reach others in an effort to raise awareness of the issue with homelessness and also to help those in greatest need access available resources. The following are a few of the happenings around Lee County here in SWFL…