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Tavares Collecting Supplies for Fort Meyers After Damage Due to Hurricane Ian

In an effort to help those affected in Fort Myers, Chief Coursey and some businesses in Tavares have decided to be a drop off location for supplies starting now until Oct. 7.

Here is the list of drop off locations:

Belton Financial Group of Raymond James
531 W Main St., Tavares, FL 32778
Drop off during office hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) starting Oct. 3-7

The Mason Jar
37534 FL-19, Dona Vista, FL 32784
During regular business hours (7 a.m. to 8 p.m., except Sunday: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Tavares Police Department – Public Safety Complex
911 Gateway Dr., Tavares, FL 32778
24/7 location. Stops collecting at midnight Oct. 7.

Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu – Clermont
16215 FL-50 #301, Clermont, FL 34711
During regular business hours

JB Factory Flooring
336 W Ardice Ave., Eustis, FL 32726
During regular business hours

Here is the list of requested supplies and goods:

1. Non-perishable food
2. Water
3. Gatorade/Electrolyte Mix
4. Flashlights/Batteries
5. Chainsaws/Tools for tree removal
6. Generators
7. Gas/Gas cans
8. Premixed oil
9. Clothing
10. Shoes
11. Bedding/Pillows/Sleeping bags/Blow up mattresses
12. Pet food/supplies
13. Diapers

The supplies will be delivered to Fort Meyers on Oct. 8