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  • Become A ReadingPal

                ReadingPals Application ReadingPals help build a strong foundation for literacy and a love of reading. By giving just a small amount of time, you can help children develop the skills and enthusiasm for reading, which is critical to academic success.   United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is recruiting volunteers to read to 4 year olds...
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  • United Way Surpasses Goal!

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee has concluded the 2014-2015 Campaign and exceeded the campaign goal of $8,890,994. Buddy Kubesh, 2014-2015 United Way Campaign Chair, and Publix Super Markets Store Manager   announced that local residents and companies contributed a record amount, $9,038,833 to the campaign which is a 5.2% increase over the amount raised last year. The event...
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  • Be A Family Mentor

    Be Family Mentor Today! The United Way Volunteer Center has officially launched a new Family Mentor Program to recruit volunteer mentors who will be trained and matched with parents who are ready to be re-unified with their children. Each Mentor will work to build a committed and trusting relationship with the parents to support them though this transition. The mentor will empower them to define...
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Some rain and huge crowds this morning for a TCFB Mobile Pantry distribution at the Health Department in Okeechobee, Florida. We're proud to partner with organizations like the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties and the Okeechobee Health Department to bring vital services to such a beautiful, rustic community.

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Ava assists Doris with her Uno cards as part of Camp United, a United Way partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Lee begun this summer for kids from 7-15. They are doing great things focusing on ways to volunteer, learning about UW agencies and how to make a difference! Opportunities to interact with seniors, visiting Senior Friendship's Adult Day Service Center is the perfect win-win for both groups! Thanks so much for coming!

3 days ago  ·  

Ava assists Doris with her Uno cards as part of Camp United, a United Way partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Lee begun this summer for kids from 7-15. They are doing great things focusing on ways to volunteer, learning about UW agencies and how to make a difference! Opportunities to interact with seniors, visiting Senior Friendship's Adult Day Service Center is the perfect win-win for both groups! Thanks so much for coming! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you have diabetes? Are you at risk for diabetes? If you have high blood pressure, a family member with diabetes, or are overweight, you could be at risk for diabetes! For more information, contact United Way 211 by dialing 2-1-1 to ask about programs that can help!

 

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