We hold several different events throughout the year to raise money and community awareness about children's child care needs in our area. These events allow us to:

  • Serve 600 children in child care settings
  • Operate 6 child care centers
  • Conduct training for 3,626 early childhood teachers
  • Provide 7,842 competency tests
  • Expand the federal food program
  • Change the lives of countless children and families
  • Strengthen the community
  • Carry the message of the importance of early childhood education

Upcoming Events

Gateway Sales & Information CenterTaste of Gateway 2019-1

Taste of Gateway!

To Benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida

Join us for a day of great local food, fun games, and family-friendly activities at the Gateway Sales & Information Center. Sales from event will benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc.


Date: October 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free admission

Location: Gateway Sales & Information Center

11900 Fairway Lakes Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33907

To Sponsor this event call 239-489-4663

Past Events

Par-Tee For Tots 2nd Golf Tournament 2017

Lee County Port Authority Holiday Event 2016

Par-Tee For Tots Inaugural Golf Tournament 2016

P A Geraci Community Fall Festival 2015

Cajun Classic 2015