About United Way of Lee, Hendry, & Glades Counties

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. All of the money raised stays right here in our community. Your gift to United Way goes directly to meet the needs of our community – making our community a better place to live and work.

Our United Way is a community collaborator, bringing people and organizations together to create powerful partnerships that address issues and solve problems.

United Way’s expertise is in uniting the community, problem-solving, and driving collective action to amplify the power of the individual. This enables United Way to achieve what no one person or organization can achieve alone.

When you invest in our community through United Way, you do more than you could do alone. Your contribution is combined with thousands of others, magnifying and multiplying the power of your gift.

Latest News & Information

United Way Has Rescheduled Annual Campaign Kickoff

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades will be hosting its annual 2022-2023 Campaign Kick Off on December 14, 2022.  The event will be held ...
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Hurricane Ian Relief Fund

We've partnered with Collaboratory to create a disaster relief fund to help those affected by Hurricane Ian. 100% of the SWFL Emergency Relief Fund supports ...
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Reading Pals Needed

READINGPALS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is recruiting volunteers for the United Way ReadingPals program to read with ...
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Why United Way

  • Local

    All of the money raised stays right here in our community. Your gift to United Way goes directly to meet the needs of our community – making our community a better place to live and to work.

  • Accountable

    The United Way Allocation process utilizes more than 450 community leaders who visit and review every United Way supported program to ensure that your gift is being spent efficiently and effectively.

  • Effective

    Our United Way changes lives for the better. When you invest in United Way, you help people in need. You help make families strong. You feed the hungry. You help children develop to their full potential.

  • Efficient

    Our United Way prides itself on our low overhead costs. 94.4% of all the money raised goes directly to programs that truly make a difference in people’s lives.