Published: Aug 28, 2014 9:07 AM EDT
Updated: Aug 28, 2014 11:02 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- SW FL Horse Rescue is a local 501c non-profit horse rescue located right here in SW Florida. 

The farm has recently acquired 40 acres on State Road 31 at the Lee-Charlotte County line. 

They have 12 rescues currently and are working to install enough fencing for nine paddocks to house these horses.

August 30th, there is a Country BBQ fundraiser.  

Saturday's fundraiser is at Purses and Accessories at 9521 Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For more information visit www.swfhr.org