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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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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United Way Gets Coveted Perfect Score

Fort Myers, FL (February 4, 2019) United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has received not only a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, but a perfect overall score of 100.  Charity Navigator is one of the most utilized evaluators of charities used to guide intelligent giving. Since 2002,...
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Youth Violence Prevention – Grants

High school student groups can be awarded $500 – $2,500 to create a project bringing awareness of youth violence prevention.  This project is in partnership with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers, Click the button below to download the grant application for this innovative project to showcase your...
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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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2018-19 Campaign Chairs

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has announced that the 2018-2019 United Way Campaign Chairs will be Linda Doggett and Robert Shearman.  The goal for the new campaign will be $10,301,386 which is a 3% increase over what was raised for the previous campaign. Linda Doggett...
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