United Way Surpasses Goal! THANK YOU!

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2018-2019 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,301,386.  This is the 26th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Linda Doggett and Robert Shearman made the announcement that local residents and...
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United Way Gets Coveted Perfect Score on Charity Navigator

Fort Myers, FL (February 4, 2019) United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has received not only a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, but a perfect overall score of 100.  Charity Navigator is one of the most utilized evaluators of charities used to guide intelligent giving. Since 2002,...
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EITC Awareness Day

Are you eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit? The Earned Income Tax Credit is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund. If you worked last year and had income of less...
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3rd Annual Clay Shoot Tournament

Click Here To Register United Way invites you to join them for a day of shooting, fun, and fundraising at the United Way of Okeechobee Clay Shoot Tournament on Saturday March 30, 2019. The tournament will consist of teams of four, each shooting at a total of 100 clay targets. Bring...
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Taxes Filed Free!

It’s time to schedule your 2018 Federal Tax filing appointment!  United Way can help you at any of our site locations throughout Lee, Hendry and Charlotte Counties.  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services will be available in the area beginning January 23rd.  United Way VITA is a FREE tax...
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Year End Giving

There are just a few days left in the year and you may be thinking about your year end charitable giving. Charitable giving can be enhanced using income tax deductions, so it can be more effective when included as part of year-end tax planning. Here are a few dates and...
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