SWFL first responders honored and given grants for their work after Hurricane Ian


First responders in Southwest Florida are being honored for all the work they did after Hurricane Ian on Sunday.

The Gary Sinise Foundation presented outreach grants worth almost $250,000.

City of Fort Myers firetruck. CREDIT: WINK News

Before the event, the Gary Sinise Foundation donated a $42,000 cardiac monitor to Sanibel Fire Rescue after losing theirs in the storm.

The event had a barbeque, a bounce house, a rock wall, and music by Walker Montgomery ensuring entertainment for everyone.

WINK News spoke with the foundation’s executive director, Donna Palmer, and the Sanibel Fire Chief, Kevin Barbot about

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