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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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  • United Way Day Of Action 6-22-19

    Be a Hero and Donate Blood at our 2019 United Way Day of Action. Blood supplies are critically low over the summer and we need your help in saving lives! There will be great prizes for donors as well as food and door prizes. This is a collaboration with...
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  • 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...
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Today is National Nonprofit Day! United Way celebrates all of our nonprofit partners! To find out more about our partner agencies, visit our agency page. When you click on an agency it will take you to their webpage. #NationalNonprofitDay #LiveUnited www.unitedwaylee.org/united-way-partner-agencies/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Jeannine met the fantastic local staff of Lycoming County United Way at the Little League World Series today. The president gave her a cool United Way trading pin and of course she gave them John's umpire trading pin just as he was umping home plate for the Japan v Italy game. See, you can #LiveUnited just about anywhere in the world! ... See MoreSee Less

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Bayer Representatives present Lisa Sands, our Hendry and Glades manager, a check for a grant for $10,000. The grant will be used to expand the Empowering Children and Youth Initiative by adding additional after-school program locations, and adding more ReadingPal mentors as part of an early literacy program. From left to right is Laura Wilkes-Reed, Lisa Sands, Lynette Tyndall. ... See MoreSee Less

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Allocations Team 1, led by Tom Uhler reviewed agencies: Good Wheels, Dress for Success SWFL, and Healthy Start ... See MoreSee Less

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It's that time of year in Hendry and Glades Counties. We appreciate our Allocations Volunteers and the time they take to make sure the process is working! ... See MoreSee Less

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