CAN IT! Southwest Florida, Putting Hunger In Its Place This Thanksgiving

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – November 2, 2011 – In an effort to help end hunger in Southwest Florida, Pushing the Envelope Inc. is hosting CAN IT!, a food drive benefitting the Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. (CCMI). Their collection goal is 500 items.

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. will be collecting canned food and non-perishable items until noon on Wednesday, November 23rd. Per CCMI’s wish list, some suggested items include: Hamburger Helper, canned tuna, canned chicken, soups (all kinds), beans, canned vegetables, macaroni and cheese, etc.

Items can be dropped off at Pushing the Envelope, Inc.’s office located at 12557 New Brittany Blvd., Suite 4 in Fort Myers between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. every weekday until the deadline, Wednesday, November 23rd at noon.

CCMI serves Fort Myers and the greater Lee County area, including Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, and Lehigh Acres, providing meals each month through their Soup Kitchen and Meals on Wheels programs. The nonprofit agency also educates 40 children in their Community Montessori Preschool, provides weekend backpacks full of food to more than 2,500 children each school year, and oversees a mobile food pantry as well as an everyday choice marketplace. CCMI is located at 3429 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in Fort Myers.

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the CAN IT! food drive, please visit the food drive website For other details or questions, please contact Samantha Scott at (239) 221-2858 or

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. is a mixed marketing communications firm offering complete public relations, social media strategy, marketing, and advertising services. Based in Fort Myers, the firm services clients both regionally and nationally. For more information, please call (239) 221-2858, visit, or email