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  • Day of Action

    Be A Hero and save a life on our 2018 United Way Day of Action. Did you know just a single pint of blood can help save the lives of several people! This is a partnership between O’Donnell Landscapes Inc., Lee Health Blood Center and United Way. Participants will...
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  • Publix Serves Day

    PUBLIX SERVES DAY: A UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING 150 VOUNTEERS AT SALUSCARE  AND SALVATION ARMY FORT MYERS, FL. (April 11, 2018) During Publix Serves Day, 150 associates from 20 local Publix stores converged on SalusCare’s Ortiz campus, and The Salvation Army’s Edison Avenue building for a United Way...
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  • United Way Surpasses $10 Million

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2017-2018 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,000,336. This is the first United Way campaign goal to exceed $10 million and the 25th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Beth...
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Interns from Gartner volunteered with Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. at the Community Children’s Center in Lehigh Acres. What a great way to spend the afternoon participating in a United Way Day of Caring! Want to learn how to engage your team? Call the United Way Volunteer Center at 239-433-7567. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our partnership with Good360 has been a blessing for our community! Thank you so much!Hurricane Irma was a devastating category 4 hurricane that first hit in September. Good360 has been responding to this disaster since it hit and nearly a year later there are still countless families who are in desperate need of basic items such as bedding and furniture. Together with United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties and Homelegance Furniture we provided products to those impacted.Read the full story here: ... See MoreSee Less

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WE LOVE IT WHEN OUR PARTNERS PARTNER! Recently, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida was picking up a United Gifts In Kind donation and noticed partner agency Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. struggling to load their donation because of a faulty door on their truck. Shari at Good Will not only offered to load their donation but delivered right to their door. We thought this was an exemplary example of partnership and a true act of genuine kindness. We wanted to highlight this experience and also thank Shari for helping make this community a better place to live in for all of us! ... See MoreSee Less

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United Way has a great job opportunity available in the Resource Development Department. If you want to be part of a high energy team that gets to positively affect the lives of people in our community then this job is for you! Health, dental, and 401K included! Involves speaking to groups and organizing workplace campaigns. Must be a people person. Go to: for more info! ... See MoreSee Less

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What were you doing today in 2004? Our United Way 211 staff took over 70,000 calls leading up to, during, and after the storm within a 3 week time frame. Thanks to our friends at NBC2 News for sharing this post! ... See MoreSee Less

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