Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian, The Dawn McKenna Group (DMG), affiliated with Coldwell Banker Realty and the #8 large team in the U.S. among all brokerages, has coordinated food and supply drives in southwest Florida to support the community and those in need during this critical time. DMG has an office in Naples, FL as well as Hinsdale, IL; Chicago, IL; Winnetka, IL; Lake Forest, IL; and New Buffalo, MI.
The food and supply drives, taking place through Thursday, will benefit St. Matthew’s House and the Humane Society of Naples. DMG’s Naples team will have food trucks set up at various locations throughout southwest Florida with volunteers delivering meals and donation items to residents. Food trucks include Taco Tummy, Milky Whey and Only Doubles. The volunteers are also able to move damaged items out of homes and to the curb if needed.
Those who wish to donate can drop off items at 550 5th Ave. S. Naples, FL 34102. Donations will be accepted through the holiday season. DMG will also be collecting donation items at their offices in Hinsdale, IL; Chicago, IL; Winnetka, IL; and Lake Forest, IL.
Items needed for St. Matthew’s House include:
- First aid kits and over-the-counter medicine
- Cleaning supplies and Clorox wipes
- Insect repellent
- Adult and children’s clothes
- Shoes and socks
- Toiletries and personal hygiene items
- Blankets and towels
- Nonperishable food items of all kinds (black beans, rice, peanut butter, pasta sauce, cereal, oatmeal, soups, etc.)
Items needed for the Humane Society of Naples include:
- Canned puppy and adult dog food
- Canned kitten and adult cat food
- Bath towels
- Cat litter
- Paper towels
- Disinfectant wipes
- Kuranda beds
- Pill pockets for dogs and cats
Food & Supply Drives
Tuesday, Oct. 11; 11 a.m.–2 p.m. (Taco Tummy Food Truck and Donations)
Naples Park & Conners
498 Tradewinds Ave., Naples, FL 34108
Wednesday, Oct. 12; 9–11 a.m. (Milky Whey Food Truck and Donations)
1353 3rd Street South, Naples, FL 34102
Wednesday, Oct. 12; 11 a.m.–2 p.m. (Taco Tummy Food Truck and Donations)
Brookside Community (parking lot across from Oakes Farms on Brookside Dr. at community entrance)
Wednesday, Oct. 12; 4–6 p.m. (Taco Tummy Food Truck and Donations)
The Moorings Country Club
2500 Crayton Road, Naples, FL 34103
Thursday, Oct. 13; 11 a.m.–2 p.m. (Only Doubles Food Truck and Donations)
27678 Imperial Shores Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL 34134
The Dawn McKenna Group Office
550 5th Ave. S. Naples, FL 34102
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. through the holiday season
For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Jocelyn Lujen at email@example.com.
About The Dawn McKenna Group
One of America’s most successful, creative, and sought-after luxury real estate teams, the Dawn McKenna Group (DMG), founded by Dawn McKenna in 2016, is the #1 team in Illinois, #1 large team in Naples, Florida and #2 in the United States for Coldwell Banker Realty with over $2.5 billion in combined sales. With offices in Hinsdale, IL; Chicago, IL; Winnetka, IL; Lake Forest, IL; New Buffalo, MI; and Naples, FL, Dawn and the DMG’s 22 team members are among America’s most successful, creative and sought-after agents. With over $600 million in transactions in 2021, DMG is ranked as the #8 large team in the U.S. among all brokerages in the 2022 RealTrends list published in The Wall Street Journal. For more information, visit www.dawnmckennagroup.com.