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 local nonprofits and areas experiencing the most immediate needs. Click the link to donate today. We are so grateful for your support. www.collaboratory.org/swflemergencyrelieffund

United Way Reaches Goal

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has concluded the 2020-2021 Campaign, and met the campaign goal of $10.8 million.  This is the 28th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Karen Ryan (LCEC) and Bob Beville (Waterman Broadcasting) announced that local residents and companies contributed a record …

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Drive Up Drop Off appointments available at select locations Call 211 or 239-433-3900 for an appointment.

Lee County Childcare


Families must have a proven loss of income or job as a direct result of COVID-19. General program questions may be sent to childcare@unitedwaylee.org. A list of providers will be available on Tuesday, May 26th no later than noon.

COVID Info United Way 211

COVID-19 Info

Quick Links for COVID-19 related information and resources for Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties.

Beesleys Paw Print Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs Wanted!

United Way seeks volunteers for Beesley’s Paw Prints program United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is expanding the Beesley’s Paw Prints program and seeking new volunteers to visit United Way Partner Agencies, schools and residents of independent and assisted living communities. Beesley’s Paw Prints is a United Way collaborative with Children’s Advocacy Center, …

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Become A ReadingPal

  What Is ReadingPals?  ReadingPals is a statewide early literacy initiative that provides volunteer mentors for students from Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) and Kindergarten who may need extra help, utilizing a one-on-one approach.   Why Is ReadingPals Important?  45% of children in Florida are not ready for Kindergarten1 and 43% of Florida students cannot read at …

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Be A Family Mentor

Be Family Mentor Today! The United Way Volunteer Center has officially launched a new Family Mentor Program to recruit volunteer mentors who will be trained and matched with parents who are ready to be re-unified with their children. Each Mentor will work to build a committed and trusting relationship with the parents to support them …

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