The Lee Memorial Health System Military Support Program is:
Dedicated to supporting our military men and women and their families
Supporting our returning troops with resume building, VA benefits, job
placement, re-adjustment to civilian living.
Sustaining our homeless veterans with their needs.
Support our local veterans with referrals and assistance.
We need your help in collecting items for the troops
Did you know?
LMHS has won several awards! 5 Star Award and Above & Beyond Award from the
We started our fundraising in April 2003 with Military Support T-Shirts
We send care packages monthly to all troops on our active deployed list
75,000 pounds of packages have been sent from April 2003. Over 1200 local
troops have been sponsored
Special Thanks to our Community Supporters, our Employees, and our Volunteers who make it happen!
What does the Military Support Program do?
Connected supporters to
adopt 17 families for Christmas packages for veteran/ deployed troops
family, December 2015.
Appreciation Day – first Saturday of November, held at First Christian
Church. Event all about the Vets and their families – Free Daycare
Provided, Resumes built while you wait, Social Support Agencies, VA
Burial Benefits, Mental Health Benefits, Eligibility and coordination of
VA benefits, Job Placement – employers hiring, Colleges and
Universities, MASH Unit to include Health Screenings, PSAs, Flu Shots,
Hot Showers, Hair Cuts, Dental screenings, Chow Hall for free breakfast
and lunch, Widows Benefits, Aid and Attendance for Assisted Living
Benefits, and Shop at our free PX.
Suite Support for the
Military is a program with the Florida Everblades – A veteran or active
duty member may sign up for a hockey game and take 9 of his/her best
friends, pick one of the catered meals and drinks, and also receive
passes for free parking. Call or email the information below for more
Assist local returning
home veterans and their families in getting community resources to them.
We have a network of businesses, community organizations, and military
supporters that assist us. We also have supplies of wheelchairs and
other DME equipment available.
Sponsor local troops while
on active duty including deployment.
Sponsor troops families.
Fundraise (Easter, 4th of
July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) for our care package mailing fund and
any other needs the troops may have that families may not be able to
afford. We are not supported financially by LMHS.
Send clipped coupons to
over 18 bases stateside and overseas to families who can use the clipped
coupons at the PX or on-base store.
We send blank greeting
cards about 6 weeks before a holiday (Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day,
Thanksgiving, and Christmas) so that the troops may forward them on
signed to their family. They don’t have a Hallmark store at the corner!
Communicates with over
1,200+ military families and supporters to assist our troops with their
immediate need: broken ipod replaced and sent in 24 hours, jeep broken
down, a family with no food.
Built relationships with
FPL, Lee County Electric, and Sprint United so utilities of our
supported families were not turned off while their loved one were
Ongoing Fundraisers -
FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CALL
Military Support Program - P.O. Box 2218
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Email us at: MilitarySupport@LeeMemorial.org