Published: Dec 13, 2011 2:18 PM EST
Updated: Dec 13, 2011 4:42 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Christmas cheer is being delivered to families in southwest Florida who are in need of holiday hope this year.

Hope Hospice has collected hundreds of gifts for hospice patients and their families.

The community has donated toys, clothing, and food to these families who may be overwhelmed this time of year.

If you want more information on how you can help, go to or call  (239) 482-4673.