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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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  • 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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United Way ReadingPals celebrated completion of the fourth year of helping the very young develop a love of reading. Nearly 90 ReadingPals volunteers, teachers and principals enjoyed the reception at FineMark National Bank & Trust. This is a group of enthusiastic volunteers, several of whom have volunteered for two, three and four years for the program. Thank you FineMark National Bank & Trust for sponsoring the event, and a huge thank you to all ReadingPals who are making a big difference in the lives of children! ... See MoreSee Less

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TBT back to 2001 - Cliff and Gary Trippe at the United Way Celebration. ... See MoreSee Less

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Volunteers from Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. helped out at the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, Inc. this past Saturday as part of FICPA “CPA Day of Service” in Florida. Volunteers across the state participated by giving back to their local communities as part of this professional association for certified public accountants charitable project day. Thank you Jessica Walker for contacting us to help you plan a United Way #DayofCaring project in conjunction with this special day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sundial Resort and Spa completed their United Way Campaign in April raising $3,000! The award was presented at an employee lunch that featured raffles and drawings for fun prizes, and a wonderful Caribbean-style lunch. Thank you to all the employees and management for supporting the community through United Way! ... See MoreSee Less

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TBT...to 2000 with current Campaign Chair Bob Shearman! ... See MoreSee Less

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