Volunteer Fair

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Volunteer Center will host a Volunteer Fair on January 8, 2022 at Amavida Retirement Community’s outdoor courtyard: 7820 Fanning Court, Fort Myers, FL; from 10 am – 1 pm. The volunteer fair will be an opportunity for non-profit organizations serving Lee County to match with potential volunteers. Additionally, …

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United Way Campaign Kickoff

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades celebrated their Campaign Kick Off for 2021-2022 at Caloosa Sound Convention Center and Amphitheater with 750 attendees.  Event sponsors included Clinger, Sizemore & Associates, FineMark National Bank & Trust, O’Donnell Landscapes, Inc., and Publix Super Markets. Campaign Co-Chairs, Noelle Branning, Lee County Tax Collector, and Corey Vertich, Partner …

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Kickoff T-shirts

𝗡𝗢𝗪 𝗔𝗩𝗔𝗜𝗟𝗔𝗕𝗟𝗘! Limited Edition 2021-2022 Campaign Kickoff T-shirts! Limited quantities and sizes! Get yours today! Don’t Delay! Join us as we go 𝗕𝗔𝗖𝗞 𝗧𝗢 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗙𝗨𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗘!! Shirts on sale for $20 – all proceeds benefit United Way. Grab yours today before they’re gone! Shop our merchandise at WearTheFund

VITA Volunteers Needed

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is seeking volunteer tax preparers, interpreters, and greeters to help our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during the 2021 tax season. With the support of trained, IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers, VITA sites provide free tax preparation to individuals and families earning less than $66,000 per …

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United Way’s Campaign Kickoff

Get your tickets now for the hottest event this fall! Join us 11/3/2021 for the 2021-2022 United Way Campaign Kickoff as we go Back To The Future to raise $11.3 million for our community! Click here to get your tickets!  

United Way Coffee Chat

Please use the following link to sign up for any session(s) you would like to attend: At the link, you will find short descriptions of each program. Also, feel free to share this email with friends, family, or co-workers that you think would be interested in joining us. Coffee Chat Playlist

United Way Vita Volunteer


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 Way’s VITA volunteers provided free tax preparation services to over 6,700 individuals and families who received approximately $9.7 million in tax refunds and saved over $2 million in tax preparation …


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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 are as follows: Board Chair:  Roger Desjarlais, Lee Board of County Commissioners Vice Board Chair: Bob Beville, Waterman Broadcasting Corporation Treasurer: Cynthia Hawkins, Wiltshire Whitley Richardson & English PA Assistant Treasurer: Victoria Loyola, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & …

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