Current Campaign

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee 2019-2020 Campaign has concluded and we are pleased to report we have exceeded the campaign goal of $10,783,563.  This is the 27th consecutive year the goal has been met or exceeded.

Campaign Chair Roger Desjarlais announced that residents and companies contributed a record amount, $10,785,325 to the campaign which is a 3.3% increase.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY


2019-2020 Campaign Kick-off unveils $10,783,563 Goal!  With the support of over 175 Pacesetter Companies and Individuals we are at $6,523,389 or 60% of the goal, the highest dollar amount ever reported at Kick Off.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY


For more information on becoming a Pacesetter click HERE or contact us at or 239-433-2000 ext. 239.

All money raised in the United Way Campaign stays in the local community to help support the local human service network. United Way partner agencies and initiatives like Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Child Care of Southwest Florida, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Lighthouse of Southwest Florida, Mission United, and United Way 211 serve a diverse range of needs in our community such as nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, and meeting critical needs such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods.

In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives.

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has raised and distributed over $177 million since it was established in 1957. For more information please call United Way at (239) 433-2000.