Jeannine Joy Named United Way President and CEO

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Board of Directors is happy to announce that Jeannine Joy has been named its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 17, 2019. Joy, who has been with the organization for twenty-four years, will replace Cliff Smith, who is...
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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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Long Term Recovery

UNMET NEEDS COALITION & UNITED WAY OF HENDRY & GLADES RECEIVE RED CROSS GRANT The Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition and United Way of Hendry and Glades have received a grant from the American Red Cross which has allocated $500,000 for repairing and/or rebuilding Irma-damaged homes in Hendry and Glades...
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United Way Surpasses Goal! THANK YOU!

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2018-2019 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,301,386.  This is the 26th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Linda Doggett and Robert Shearman made the announcement that local residents and...
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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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EITC Awareness Day

Are you eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit? The Earned Income Tax Credit is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund. If you worked last year and had income of less...
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