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                                                       Volunteer Application       VITA volunteers help working individuals and families keep their hard-earned money. This past year, volunteers prepared over 4,900 tax...
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  • 2018-19 Campaign Chairs

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has announced that the 2018-2019 United Way Campaign Chairs will be Linda Doggett and Robert Shearman.  The goal for the new campaign will be $10,301,386 which is a 3% increase over what was raised for the previous campaign. Linda Doggett...
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Volunteers from the local Robert Half office participated in a very unique United Way Day of Caring event recently. Our United Way was the recipient of a special donation of the dollar bills that had been taped to a local restaurant on Cabbage Key. When the dollar bills fall off the wall, the restaurant donates them to charity. Volunteers separated all the tape and presorted into bundles. Thanks for your help! ... See MoreSee Less

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Volunteers from Fifth Third Bank participated in a United Way Day of Caring earlier this week at the Harry Chapin Food Bank. They sorted and packaged fresh bell peppers for distribution in our local community. Thanks Fifth Third for sharing your volunteer passion with one of our partner agencies this week. ... See MoreSee Less

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How cute are these girls? Calling for a few more humans to send in why they give! BE A STAR AT THE UNITED WAY KICK OFF ON 10/30/18! Click on the link and download a I GIVE BECAUSE sign and take a photo of you, your friends, your family, your co-workers... and submit. We want to know why you give! Deadline is 5PM 10/19/18. ... See MoreSee Less

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LCEC held its Golf Tournament for United Way at The Plantation. A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the LCEC staff who made it possible, and to all the players and supporters of the event! Denise Vidal, Becky Bowser and Norma Rodriquez are pros at making registration run smoothly. ... See MoreSee Less

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