WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk helps Southwest Florida families

The 11th annual WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk, which benefits the Harry Chapin Food Bank, starts Saturday morning. In the first year of the Hunger...

Harry Chapin Food Bank saving grace for Fort Myers family

The Harry Chapin Food Bank mobile food pantry is a saving grace for many families in Southwest Florida who are working hard to provide...

Harry Chapin food pantry open today at RSW for Federal employees

A mobile food pantry to help federal employees who are struggling to make ends meet during the federal government shutdown was held Friday at...
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LCSO identifies man who died from electrocution at wood shop

A man died while carving wood at a shop on Pine Ridge Road in Fort Myers Beach. The sheriff's office says it was an...

Harry Chapin volunteers share experiences at the food pantry

Volunteers at the Harry Chapin Food Bank work hard every day to make sure nobody in Southwest Florida goes hungry — no matter their...

Attractions with free admission for federal employees during shutdown

Some government workers in Southwest Florida are still without pay, and the uncertainty is a burden on many households. To help ease that stress, some places...

Tools to keep medical costs down

WINK News investigative reporter Allison Gormly gets advice from experts on how to keep healthcare costs down.
Alia Sainval is able to walk with her prosthetic leg. Photo via WINK

South Fort Myers NHS students help student with prosthetic

The National Honor Society at South High helped a follow classmate receive a wheelchair in 2017. This year, they hope to accomplish the feat...

Florida brewery introduces biodegradable, edible six-pack rings

A microbrewery in Delray Beach, Florida has devised a crafty solution to plastic six-pack rings that often wreak havoc on marine wildlife. After years of...
People inline for items at the Harry Chapin Food Bank. Photo via WINK

When the worst happens, a family turns to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

Radio DJ Matt Mangas never expected to need help. "I was so embarrassed," Mangas said. "I just couldn't do it." But about 10-years-ago, Mangas and his wife...

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