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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United Way Golf Classic

Join United Way for a day of golf, fun, and fundraising at the annual United Way Golf Classic Saturday, June 23rd. The classic will take place on the beautiful Davis Love III Championship Golf Course at River Hall Country Club in Alva, with an 8:30 shotgun start. There are...
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Celebration

It’s time to CELEBRATE raising $10 Million Dollars! We’d love to thank you in person and invite you to our United Way 2017-18 Campaign Celebration and Annual Circle of Excellence Awards. Please RSVP using the button  below. RSVP...
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United Way Surpasses $10 Million

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2017-2018 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,000,336. This is the first United Way campaign goal to exceed $10 million and the 25th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Beth...
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