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Thank you for helping us reach our $10.8M goal!

About United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, & Okeechobee Counties

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee 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 Vita Volunteer

UNITED WAY VITA PROGRAM CONCLUDES EXTENDED TAX SEASON

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has concluded the extended 2021 tax season with tremendous results! United ...
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United Way Elects New Officers and Board Members

New officers and nine new board members were elected at the recent United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Annual Meeting. Officers for 2021-2022 ...
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United Way Annual Meeting Notice 2021

United Way Annual Meeting

United Way of Lee County, Inc. will hold its Annual Meeting of the Membership and Board of Directors on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 8AM ...
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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. 92.2% of all the money raised goes directly to programs that truly make a difference in people’s lives.