|Published:||May 01, 2012 3:26 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 01, 2012 3:35 PM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida will receive $50,000 from Walmart's Fight Hunger Facebook Challenge.
The Fort Myers/Cape Coral area placed 18th in the online contest. The top 20 communities will get $50,000 toward fighting hunger in their community.
The community with the most votes won $1 million. Youngstown, Ohio placed first.
Fort Myers moved into the 18th spot with 4,647 votes. The Harry Chapin Food Bank hopes to receive the donation. It can turn $1 into $6 worth of food. A $50,000 donation would mean $300,000 worth of food.