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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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  • Welcome to our new website

    Welcome to the new website. We think you will find our new site much more streamlined, easier to use and full of helpful information and resources. You find the same things as on our previous site but much more. We invite you to participate in our new website and share your photos and information about community events. Follow us on Facebook, tag us in your photos or send us...
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There is nothing quite so sweet as tiny little babies feet ~ we were delighted to entertain the walkers in April! ... See MoreSee Less

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Linda Doggett, Lee County Clerk of Court ,and Larry Hart, Lee County Tax Collector , have challenged each other for United Way. As United Way Pacesetter Chairs, they will compete to see which organization raises the most. Looks like this could be some serious fun! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Volunteers and agencies who helped with the Summer Mobile Food Pantry attended a “Thank You” reception at United Way to celebrate the fantastic results. Special thanks to Harry Chapin Food Bank, Publix, United Way Volunteer Center, and United Way 211. The results are AMAZING! 388 volunteers helped with 11 events. 117,037 pounds of food was distributed to 717 Seniors, 3,653 Adults, 2,606 Children, 1,858 Households, for a total of 6,976 people reached. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE! ... See MoreSee Less

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