United Way Reaches Goal

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2020-2021 Campaign, and met the campaign goal of $10.8 million.  This is the 28th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Karen Ryan (LCEC) and Bob Beville (Waterman Broadcasting) announced that local...
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VITA TAX PREP

It’s time to schedule your 2020 Federal Tax filing appointment!  United Way can help you at any of our site locations throughout Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Charlotte Counties.  United Way VITA is a FREE tax filing service available to individuals and families making under $66,000.  VITA is a national...
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COVID-19 Info

If you think you or someone in your family might have COVID-19 and are exhibiting respiratory illness symptoms, you should call a healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will work directly with the Florida Department of Health in Lee County to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19....
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Therapy Dogs Wanted!

United Way seeks volunteers for Beesley’s Paw Prints program United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is expanding the Beesley’s Paw Prints program and seeking new volunteers to visit United Way Partner Agencies, schools and residents of independent and assisted living communities. Beesley’s Paw Prints is a United...
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Become A ReadingPal

  What Is ReadingPals?  ReadingPals is a statewide early literacy initiative that provides volunteer mentors for students from Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) and Kindergarten who may need extra help, utilizing a one-on-one approach.   Why Is ReadingPals Important?  45% of children in Florida are not ready for Kindergarten1 and 43%...
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Be A Family Mentor

Be Family Mentor Today! The United Way Volunteer Center has officially launched a new Family Mentor Program to recruit volunteer mentors who will be trained and matched with parents who are ready to be re-unified with their children. Each Mentor will work to build a committed and trusting relationship...
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