MISSION STATEMENT

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community.  This is accomplished through fundraising, fund distribution, community building, volunteer advancement, and information and referral.

Click here to download our 2009-2010 Annual Report.

Click here to download our 2008-2009 Annual Report.

 

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GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  1. Maintain the highest integrity and ethical standards.
  2. Maximize resource development activities and achieve the annual campaign goal.
  3. Maintain the fiscal responsibility of the organization and be accountable to the community for every dollar raised and spent.
  4. Allocate United Way resources to local human service programs and initiatives so as to achieve the greatest positive impact.
  5. Be a leader in identifying critical and emerging social service problems and serve as a catalyst in developing the most coordinated, effective and efficient human service delivery system to solve those problems.
  6. Work collaboratively with all groups to foster the idea of “Community” in its broadest sense.
  7. Develop strong positive partnerships with United Way agencies, programs and initiatives so that together we can make a difference in the lives of families, children, and individuals in our community.
  8. Recognize that the success of our United Way is directly dependent on our ability and the ability of our partners to recruit, maintain and motivate dedicated, enthusiastic and productive volunteers.
  9. Recognize the value of diversity and to be committed to promoting inclusion and diversity in all United Way activities.
  10. Educate the community about the positive impact of the United Way and the United Way network of partner programs and initiatives so that the United Way system is recognized as the best way to improve the quality of life in our community.