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United Way Names New Campaign Chairs

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades has announced that the 2024-2025 United Way Campaign Chairs will be Dr. Scott Nygaard of Lee Health and Dan O’Berski of Trinity Commercial Group. Additionally, the goal for this year’s campaign has been set at $11,271,181.  Last year’s campaign raised $11,000,000 for the local communities of Lee, Hendry, […]
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United Way Houses Rebranded

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties is excited to announce the rebranding of its United Way Houses to United Way Resiliency Hubs. This strategic transformation reflects a renewed commitment to strengthening families and individuals through comprehensive social service supports both year-round and in times of natural and man-made disasters. The 17 United Way […]
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United Way surpasses annual fundraising goal

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades met its $11 million annual campaign goal, marking the 31st consecutive year that supporters have rallied to support United Way and its partner agencies. United Way President and CEO Jeannine Joy, along with Campaign Co-chairs Kevin Karnes (Lee County Clerk of the Court) and Jay Santos (an associate […]
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United Way recognizes outstanding work of volunteers

– United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month. Nearly 250 volunteers, staff, donors, and board members took part in the event held on April 22 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. United Way President and CEO Jeannine Joy applauded volunteers […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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