GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. LIVE UNITED.

Latest News from United Way

  • 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...
    read more
  • Long Term Recovery

    UNMET NEEDS COALITION & UNITED WAY OF HENDRY & GLADES RECEIVE RED CROSS GRANT The Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition and United Way of Hendry and Glades have received a grant from the American Red Cross which has allocated $500,000 for repairing and/or rebuilding Irma-damaged homes in Hendry and Glades...
    read more
  • 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...
    read more

Facebook

Last Friday volunteers assembled 200 hurricane disaster preparedness bags for a United Way Day of Action event. The bags will be distributed to low-income, isolated seniors in 3 counties by our United Way partner agencies. A special thank you to Karen Ryan at LCEC, Charlotte Miller at FPL, Jon Diamond at Lee County, FL Emergency Management, Jill Palmer at American Red Cross (Florida’s Southern Gulf Chapter), Lauren Alexander at Crosspoint, and Karen Fordiani at Lee County Domestic Animal Services for your donations and behind the scenes preparation to make this event a success. Thank you to all our volunteers and United Way Worldwide for supporting this project! #UWDayofAction ... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Summer BreakSpot provides FREE, NUTRITIOUS meals to kids and teens 18 and under. www.summerbreakspot.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

View on Facebook

United Way Day of Action! Come donate blood and save a life! Great prizes! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

View on Facebook

United Way Day of Action! Come over to the office and donate now! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Get help

Get involved

Diabetes assistance

Twitter #uwlhgo