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    Dear United Way Friends, Do U Live United? It’s the first thing I see every day at our United Way main campus. I touch it every morning and several times throughout the day. It grounds me. It makes me strive to be the best I can be. It inspires...
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    If you think you or someone in your family might have COVID-19 and are exhibiting respiratory illness symptoms, you should call a healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will work directly with the Florida Department of Health in Lee County to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19....
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    Help us continue to change the story… Our United Way Campaign is currently at 94.2% of goal! We need your help to make our goal and continue funding our network of partner agencies that are making a difference every day. Sometimes changing the story means saving a life… We...
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A letter from our United Way President, Jeannine Joy. Southwest Florida Community Foundation #LiveUnitedFL www.unitedwaylee.org/news/letter/ ... See MoreSee Less

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United Way received 100 cases of Organic Raw Sugar (6 2lb. bags in each box) from Clewiston Chamber of Commerce today to distribute throughout the communities. Hendry County Emergency Management helped pick up and deliver the donation to the LaBelle United Way House. In the photo: Adrian Damms helped unload the donation at the LaBelle United Way House for UW staff to distribute. Many of the local food pantries and churches distributing food will be receiving the sugar donations. Thank you to Hillary Hyslope, Executive Director of the Clewiston COC for helping #supportyourcommunity #foodrescue #foodshare #LiveUnited #LiveUnitedFL #SWFLstrongertogether ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

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Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s Deputy Dogs Team and the United Way Community Impact Team are working together to provide much needed medical supplies to Lee Health. Deputy Chance needs your help, for more information on how you can help please contact Alexis Rodriguez at (239) 433-7551 or you can email her at alexis@unitedwaylee.org United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties Lee Health School District of Lee County Amira Fox Community Cooperative Family Initiative, Inc. NBC2 News Lisa Spooner Taylor Petras WINK News Brooke Silverang WINK Weather Peter Busch Kevin Ruane Ellen DeGeneres ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

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Yesterday we shared how one company donated hand sanitizer for the workers at Lee Health - here's the donation drop off...
When hand sanitizer is such a scarce commodity you have to have the Lee County Sheriff's Office help you deliver it... ;-)
Thanks so much to Midwest Food Bank-Florida Division for their generous donation!
#LiveUnited #supportyourcommunity #SWFLstrongertogether #washyourhands
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2 days ago  ·  

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Dr. Nancy Bouchard was kind enough to donate her montly order of face masks and gloves to our under supplied Lee Health workers. Way to #LiveUnited & #SupportYourCommunity
Thanks so much Smiles with Care Dentistry
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