Elizabeth Healy

Elizabeth is another long time volunteer for Blankets and Blessings who will do whatever it takes to help us make a difference in the lives of the homeless or those less fortunate in our community. 

Gary and Cathy Smith

Gary and Cathy are co-pastors at Vineyard Church in Ft.Myers, and two spiritual leaders for Blankets and Blessings. Their wisdom, usually delivered with a wonderful sense of humor, helps guide our organization.

Linda Conklin
Linda has been a long time volunteer for B&B and has helped orchestrate the collection of thousands of donated items. In addition to Blankets and Blessings Linda is involved with many other local charities and missions.

  1. 2012 - Eight your old, Will Constantine, (son of Co-founder Kerry Constantine) started his first blanket drive.
  2. 2013 - Blankets and Blessings held their first Thanksgiving morning event to distribute items to the homeless.
  3. 2014 - We grow our distribution events to several times per year and  help with emergency cold weather outreach.
  4. 2015-Blankets and Blessings becomes and official 501c3 Charity. Since 2012 we've distributed thousands of blankets, clothes and toiletries locally helping hundreds of homeless and needy in SW Florida.

Event Photos

recent programs

We are currently collecting toiletry items to be distributed to the homeless in our community on a monthly basis.

OUR History

our leadership team

Paula Houghton
Paula is a gal that gets things done. Whether it be finding a new venue to distribute supplies or helping with clean up. Paula is a life long resident of Ft.Myers, local business owner and isn't afraid to jump and do what's needed to help others.

mission & vision

Blankets and Blessings gathers donated items to be distributed to the homeless community on a yearly basis.


More than 100 people each year volunteer and contribute to us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.