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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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Happy National Ice Cream Day. You kind of have to eat some today of all days, right? YUM! AKA #NationalCheatOnYourDietDay ;) ... See MoreSee Less

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We recently received a donation of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) from the Lee County Department of Public Safety. This lifesaving safety equipment is user-friendly and is much appreciated by our staff and visitors. Thank you Captain Anthony Bonacquisti, for making this happen. ... See MoreSee Less

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United Way Campaign Chair Roger Desjarlais, kicked off the Lee BOCC Employee Pacesetter Campaign with a goal of $125,500! A huge THANK YOU to all of the dedicated Team Captains! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to these wonderful Oasis High School students who spent the day volunteering with us! ... See MoreSee Less

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TBT to March 30, 2019 for our Okeechobee Clay Shoot. The event raised over $10,000! We’d like to thank everyone who participated and special thanks to our title sponsor O'Donnell Landscapes Inc! ... See MoreSee Less

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