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  • Your Gift Makes A Difference

    Dr. Piper Center runs the Foster Grandparent Program. This program is vital to the youth in our community. The Foster Grandparent  Program of Southwest Florida provides meaningful and challenging volunteer opportunities and community involvement for more than 150 Foster Grandparents to serve special needs and at risk children by giving more than 110,000 hours of annual volunteer services. This...
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  • More than 300 join allocations

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties recently finished the allocations process in Lee County. More than 330 volunteers on 20 teams spent 34 days and 3,100 hours visiting 61 agencies and reviewing 166 programs. “The task of the Allocations Committee is a challenging, demanding, and rewarding volunteer opportunity,” said Tom Uhler, Allocations Committee Chair....
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  • Summer Golf Series under way

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties is once again planning a Summer Golf Series at River Hall Country Club. The series includes three scrambles on May 31, Aug. 9, and Oct. 11. The cost is $70 per event per player or $195 for all three events. The entry fee includes golf, continental breakfast, warm-up clinic, awards ceremony and barbecue lunch. Anyone playing in all...
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Looking for something fun to do on Sunday? Come downtown and enjoy a fun, free, family opportunity! ... See MoreSee Less

16 hours ago  ·  

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Did you see the front page of Thursday's The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)? Edison Park Creative & Expressive Arts Elementary student's performance on the front page at United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties kick of this week! #EdisonParkRocks We know one very proud Principal! (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

21 hours ago  ·  

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We should have the photos up from Kick Off by Saturday. Stay tuned! We will need your help tagging everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

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Thank you to all of our Pace Setters and thank you to everyone who came out to Kick Off this morning. Biggest crowd yet and largest amount raised by Pace Setters ever! We'll be posting photos and giving more details over the next week. Make sure you tag us in your photos! LIVE UNITED! ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

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