Therapy Dogs Wanted!

United Way seeks volunteers for Beesley’s Paw Prints program United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is expanding the Beesley’s Paw Prints program and seeking new volunteers to visit United Way Partner Agencies, schools and residents of independent and assisted living communities. Beesley’s Paw Prints is a United...
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Taxes Filed Free!

It’s time to schedule your 2019 Federal Tax filing appointment!  United Way can help you at any of our site locations throughout Lee, Hendry, Glades, Okeechobee and Charlotte Counties.  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services will be available in the area beginning January 27th.  United Way VITA is a...
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SRO Rewards Program

United Way, in partnership with Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s Youth Activity League, and The School District of Lee County, has launched a new rewards program for elementary students. The program, which is currently being piloted at G. Weaver Hipps Elementary School, promotes good character development while also fostering...
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UNITED WAY OF LEE, HENDRY, GLADES & OKEECHOBEE LAUNCHES 2019-2020 CAMPAIGN

Over 800 people celebrated the Kick Off of the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee’s 2019-2020 Campaign at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday. The enthusiastic crowd cheered the announcement of the winner of a 2-year lease on a Scanlon Acura, and the total...
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UNITED WAY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is seeking volunteer tax preparers, interpreters, and greeters to help our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during the 2019 tax season. With the support of trained, IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers, VITA sites provide free tax preparation to individuals and...
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Jeannine Joy Named United Way President and CEO

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Board of Directors is happy to announce that Jeannine Joy has been named its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 17, 2019. Joy, who has been with the organization for twenty-four years, will replace Cliff Smith, who is...
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