The Southwest Florida Regional Human Trafficking Coalition hosted the inaugural “Taste of Freedom” fundraising event on Saturday, April 9 at Scanlon Lexus in Fort Myers.
This glamorous evening featured a variety of exciting live auction items, including a trip to Africa, a chef’s evening for four at Brio, a beach house weekend, breakfast with Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson, a two-night stay in Key West, lunch for four with Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott and many more once in a lifetime opportunities. More than $34,000 was raised to benefit the work of the coalition.
Ten restaurants and niche caterers in Southwest Florida took part in this event. Cantina Laredo, DaRuMa, LeRoy Selmon’s, Crave Culinaire, Tarpon Bay, India Palace, LeeSar Culinary, Here’s Howe, Black Salt and Ellie Bee’s Bakery featured their fabulous culinary creations during Taste of Freedom.