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  • Letter Carrier Food Drive May 9th 2015

    Letter carriers in Lee County are gearing up for the 23rd annual national letter carrier food drive.  The nation’s largest single-day food drive, “Stamp Out Hunger,” will be held on Saturday, May 9.  This is the one day when letter carriers collect non-perishable food that has been left by mailboxes. Summer is coming, school will be out, and the need for food assistance will be great.  Food...
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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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Getting ready to ROCK Comcast Cares Day. Over 200 voluneers from Comcast and their families are at United Way today. ... See MoreSee Less

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2015 Allocations (2015 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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We had to share our Partner's post today from Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.! What a cutie. Visit to find out more about Beesley's Paw Prints Pet Therapy Program and how United Way helped! ... See MoreSee Less

Okay, this may be the cutest photo yet of one of our lobby greeters. (Perhaps we should have a vote at some point?)Obviously it was a rough morning entertaining everyone in the lobby! Thank you Karen Fordiani for supplying this great shot!

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Publix United Way Day of Caring - Publix Serves Day 2015 (24 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Over 75 Publix Employees donated their time and talents Friday at Special Equestrians. #Publix

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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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