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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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  • Taxes Filed Free Through United Way

    Book Now!  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program It’s time to schedule your 2014 tax filing appointment! United Way can help you at any of our 12 site locations throughout Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Collier Counties. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services will be available in the area beginning January 26. VITA is a FREE tax filing service available to individuals and families...
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On Friday, March 13 at Six Bends Harley-Davidson, the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties unveiled the results of their 2014-2015 fundraising campaign, which surpassed the goal of of $8,890,994. The total contribution from local residents and companies was $9,038,833 - approximately 5.2% more than the amount raised last year.

Thank you to all who donated! The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida is proud to be a United Way Partner Agency. With your support, we're able to better serve those in need in the Southwest Florida community.
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It takes thousands of Volunteers and Donors to make the United Way Campaign a success. Thank you for helping us go through our goal and raise over $9 million for our community! Thanks to Scott Fischer Enterprises for sponsoring the event and the LCEC Killa Watts for playing the event.

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Thank you to our wonderful community! You helped us blow past our goal! We will be posting photos tomorrow. You all are awesome!

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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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