News

UWLHG to be Recognized at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is being recognized for its outstanding efforts serving the Southwest Florida community during Hurricane Ian and its aftermath. The Governor’s Hurricane Conference recently announced that the nonprofit organization has been named the recipient of the 2024 Public/Private Achievement Award and will be honored at a May 16 event

UWLHG to be Recognized at Governor’s Hurricane Conference Read More »

Clewiston United Way House

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is now offering mental health resources for clients in Clewiston. Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant from the Hanley Foundation, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), the nonprofit agency opened its new United Way House on April 1. Located inside the Hendry County

Clewiston United Way House Read More »

EASE TAX SEASON WORRIES

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

EASE TAX SEASON WORRIES Read More »

Neighborhood Champion®

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

Neighborhood Champion® Read More »

United Way appears on The Weather Channel’s ‘FAST: HOME RESCUE’

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 appears on The Weather Channel’s ‘FAST: HOME RESCUE’ Read More »

Sanibel Preserve Day of Action

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

Sanibel Preserve Day of Action Read More »