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  • Partnering with Collins Vision to Be the Difference While Helping SW Florida to See the Difference

    We are delighted to partner with Collins Vision of Fort Myers and Naples to help those who need it most in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic that affected so many.  Through September, Collins Vision is donating a percentage of every LASIK and Refractive Cataract Surgery procedure to United Way...
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  • United Way Makes Goal

    The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2019-2020 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,783,563.  This is the 27th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chair Roger Desjarlais made the announcement that local residents and companies contributed a...
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    New officers and four new board members were elected at the recent United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Annual Meeting. Officers and Executive Committee Members for 2020-2021 are the following: Board Chair: Robert Shearman, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes, & Holt, PA Vice Chair:  Roger Desjarlais, Lee Board of...
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11 hours ago  ·  

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Happy Friday Friends!
Today there are the following food pantries:
Fort Myers at Buckingham Community Park: 9800 Buckingham Rd; 10a - 12p
Moore Haven at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church: 24065 US 27; 12p - 1p

Please note this list is not all inclusive. For more resources, please dial 211 or call 239.433.3900
Have a wonderful day!
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1 day ago  ·  

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"We have the funding, we want to help as many families as we can."

United Way(Lee) and Lee County Government are distributing up to $2,500 per child from the CARES Act to help working parents who lost wages pay for child care.
(Moments & Story by Kinfay/@hopefulimages.hi)
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2 days ago  ·  

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United Way Community Impact Bell Tower Thursday

Our Gifts in Kind program just received an AMAZING donation of over 6,000 brand new pieces of Club Monaco clothing items and accessories. We are so thankful for these items which have been used to serve our community! Our team is pictured here unboxing and sorting the items before being sent out to those in need.
#supportyourcommunity #LiveUnited #LiveUnitedFL #LiveUnitedSWFL #communityimpact #uwcommunityimpact #giftsinkind #uwgiftsinkind

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2 days ago  ·  

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Heat, rain or shine...this amazing team distributed almost 700 backpacks the past two days! Thank you all for your contributions - to so many donors and volunteers - as always thank you for your support of our LaBelle and Moore Haven Back to School Events. We missed seeing everyone at our "normal" Expo style events this year. Praying we are back to them next year. 🎒📔📕📗📘📙📖📚📓📒🔖✏🖍🖋

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Hendry County Sheriff's Office
Florida Health / Florida Department of Health (DOH)
Glades County Sheriff's Office
Hendry County Supervisor of Elections
Florida Community Health Centers, Inc.
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2 days ago  ·  

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