3rd Annual “CAN IT! Campaign” A Success, 1,000+ Food Items Collected for Local, Less Fortunate Families

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – December 3, 2013 – In an effort to help end hunger in Southwest Florida, Pushing the Envelope, Inc. recently hosted their 3rd Annual CAN IT! food drive and collected more than 1,000 non-perishable food items for Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. (CCMI), for their soup kitchen and emergency food supplies.

With support from many community members and businesses, the goal was exceeded in just four weeks with a total weight of more than 600 pounds. To date, Pushing the Envelope, Inc. has donated more than 3,000 pounds of food to CCMI.

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. would like to thank their participating drop off locations who joined the campaign this year including: Anthony’s on the Boulevard, Judy D & CO Hair Styling Salon, Profiles Hair Skin Nails and Salon Adrian.


CCMI serves Fort Myers and the greater Lee County area, 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.


Pushing the Envelope, Inc. is a marketing communications firm offering public relations, marketing communications, social media strategy, Internet marketing, and web development services. Based in Fort Myers, the firm services clients both regionally and nationally. For more information, please call (239) 221-2858 or email Inf@GetPushing.com.