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Feed the Keys 2024: A Community Tribute to “Mangrove Mike” Forster

May 10, 2024 | News & Updates

Feed the Keys 2024

Friday, May 17, 2024

Join us on Friday, May 17, as we come together to honor the memory of our beloved community member, “Mangrove Mike” Forster, with Feed the Keys 2024.

Mangrove Mike’s legacy of compassion and service inspired us all, and one of his greatest goals was to ensure that no one in our community goes hungry. Last year, thanks to your generosity, we collected a staggering 8,099 pounds of food. This year, let’s aim even higher as we strive to reach our goal of 10,000 pounds!

🥫 How You Can Help:

Between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, please donate non-perishable food items at the following locations:

  • Burton Memorial Church (BMC) in Tavernier Keys Area
  • Interdenominational Resource (KAIR) in Marathon
  • Star of the Sea Foundation (SOS) in Key West

Additional Collection Sites:

  • Berkshire Hathaway (Multiple Locations)
  • Royal Furniture in Marathon Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (All substations)
  • Monroe County Courts (All 3 Courthouse locations)
  • Key West Sunrise Rotary Monroe County Tax Collector (All offices)
  • First Horizon (All 9 Florida Keys locations)
  • Centennial Bank, Big Pine SouthState Bank
  • Tavernier Fausto’s Food Palace in Key West First State Bank (Multiple Locations)

Your contributions will make a meaningful difference in the lives of our neighbors in need. Let’s honor Mangrove Mike’s memory by coming together as a community to feed the keys and spread hope and kindness to those who need it most.

Thank you for your generosity and support!