Partnering with Collins Vision to Be the Difference While Helping SW Florida to See the Difference

We are delighted to partner with Collins Vision of Fort Myers and Naples to help those who need it most in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic that affected so many.  Through September, Collins Vision is donating a percentage of every LASIK and Refractive Cataract Surgery procedure to United Way...
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United Way Makes Goal

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2019-2020 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $10,783,563.  This is the 27th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chair Roger Desjarlais made the announcement that local residents and companies contributed a...
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UNITED WAY ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

New officers and four new board members were elected at the recent United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Annual Meeting. Officers and Executive Committee Members for 2020-2021 are the following: Board Chair: Robert Shearman, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes, & Holt, PA Vice Chair:  Roger Desjarlais, Lee Board of...
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Childcare

United Way is happy to partner with Lee County Government to distribute CARES funding to eligible childcare providers across our community. Gold Seal Providers, 3.5 + Composite Score Providers, Municipalities, and United Way Partner Agencies are eligible to receive funding to scholarship children whose families have been impacted by...
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UNITED WAY TO TAKE APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee has announced that  it will accept applications for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Lee and Hendry Counties through May 22, 2020(5:00 p.m.) The counties of Lee, and Hendry have been awarded federal funds in the amount...
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Suncoast Credit Union Matches Donations

Today, United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee received a $50,000 donation from the Suncoast Credit Union to support local Covid-19 response efforts in our community. The donation to United Way is part of the Giving Tuesday Challenge and it provides donors a $1 for $1 match on...
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