Tax Season officially opens on January 22nd and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades free tax filing assistance program is ready to assist Southwest Florida residents in keeping more of their hard-earned money. The United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides no-cost federal tax filing services at over 25 convenient locations. This […]
Bank of America today announced United Way of Lee County as the 2023 Neighborhood Champion® awardee for their work advancing economic mobility and building up underserved neighborhoods in Southwest Florida. Through this grant’s multi-year funding and leadership training, the organization will be able to foster more economic and social progress in low and moderate-income local
This past year we have witnessed many heroic acts by our community. We have tracked a record number of volunteer hours with over 200,000 hours devoted to hurricane recovery alone. We have facilitated over $23 million in donated goods going to families and school children in need. And our United Way 211 call center has
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is seeking volunteers for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program during the 2024 tax season. Volunteer tax preparers, greeters, and Bilingual-Spanish speaking interpreters are needed to provide no-cost tax preparation services at over 20 locations throughout SWFL for individuals and families earning less than $66,000 per year.
Renovation series FAST: HOME RESCUE features behind-the-scenes support from United Way United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades appears on renovation series FAST: HOME RESCUE, which premiered Sunday, June 18 only on The Weather Channel television network. United Way makes its appearance on the series assisting with home renovations for families who lost their homes
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is hosting its annual Day of Action, inviting the community to pitch in to clean up a preserve located just before the Sanibel Bridge. In partnership with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the cleanup will take place on Thursday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. The Sanibel preserve was
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has concluded the 2023 tax season with monumental results. United Way’s VITA volunteers provided free tax preparation services to over 7,100 individuals and families who received approximately $7.9 million in tax refunds and saved over $2 million in tax preparation fees. This
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades has concluded their 2022-2023 Campaign, and exceeded the campaign goal of $11.19 million. This is the 30th consecutive year that the goal has been met or exceeded. Campaign Chairs Sally Jackson (Community Volunteer, Retired Lee Health) and Matt Humphreys (Publix Store Manager) announced that residents and companies of
Tax Season officially closes on April 18 and United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades’ free tax filing assistance program has appointments available to assist Southwest Florida residents to file on time. United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides no-cost federal tax filing services at over 25 sites in Lee, Hendry, Glades, and
Six months ago, Hurricane Ian made landfall. It was a catastrophic storm that devastated our beloved community. I’m so sorry. I’m sorry our community has had to go through this. I’m sorry all of us have had to go through this. I’m sorry YOU have had to go through this. So much was lost.