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Hope’s Shine benefit postponed to April 1

Tickets available for purchase

The second annual Shine: A Benefit for Hope Kids Care and Hope Hospice originally planned for Oct. 15 has been rescheduled for Friday, April 1, 2022, at 5 p.m. at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers.

Funds raised from Shine will help Hope continue to provide care for those who are in life’s closing chapter, for all who are grieving, and for seriously ill children and their families. Each year, Hope provides more than $2 million of unfunded care to ensure that all who need their help can find comfort, dignity, and hope.

Tickets are available for purchase at $150 per person; table sponsorships for eight are available at $1,600. Guests will enjoy riverside cocktails, dining, entertainment, and a live auction.

To purchase tickets, learn about sponsorship levels and benefits, or request an invitation to the event, please visit or call 239-985-7758.

Shine is presented by The Robert J. Gunterberg Foundation and is supported by top-level sponsors including Busey Bank, Cypress Cove/Cypress at Home, DeAngelis Diamond, The Galloway Family of Dealerships, LSI Companies, The John E. & Aliese Price Foundation, Priority Marketing, and Stilwell Enterprises & Restaurant Group. Other generous sponsors include Brown & Brown/Florida Blue, Capstone HME, CFS Roofing Services, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, GrayRobinson Attorneys at Law, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes, and Holt, PA, HONC Destruction, Home-Tech, Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Millennium Physician Group, One Point Patient Care, Strayhorn & Persons, Studio+, and Suncoast Beverage. Shine is also supported by Jeff & Rebekah Barney, Lee Health, Markham, Norton, Mosteller Wright & Company, PA, McGriff Insurance Services, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, Stevens Construction, and TWC Services.

Hope Hospice is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to providing care and comfort to every individual and their loved ones as they fulfill life’s journey. For more information, visit

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