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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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  • UNITED WAY ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

    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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  • Childcare

    United Way is happy to partner with Lee County Government to distribute CARES funding to eligible childcare providers across our community. Gold Seal Providers, 3.5 + Composite Score Providers, Municipalities, and United Way Partner Agencies are eligible to receive funding to scholarship children whose families have been impacted by...
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There’s still time to be counted in the once-every-10-years census.
The deadline to submit your response to the U.S. Census Bureau has been extended three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
You now have until Oct. 31 to respond.No matter who you are, the #2020Census will shape your future. You can complete the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. Learn more at 2020CENSUS.GOV.
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We want to take a moment to thank all of our Reading Pals. We know this has been a hard year, and we're hoping we can move forward safely for the next school year. #ReadingPals #supportyourcommunity #volunteer ... See MoreSee Less

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We couldn't let National Kitten Day pass by without commemorating it. If you've got a cat in your life, you know that they're kittens forever.
Say hello to some of our little furry friends!
#NationalKittenDay #alwaysakittenatheart
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During times of uncertainty, The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee provides residents with a vital resource in their 211 hotline. Organization President and CEO, Jeannine Joy, talks with Comcast Newsmakers about this service, especially during this era of Coronavirus. ... See MoreSee Less

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United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties was live — with Southwest Florida Community Foundation and WearTheFund.
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