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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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A Year-End Message from Our President

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 […]
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Be a Hero: Join VITA Volunteers and Change Lives!

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. […]
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New officers and two new board members were elected at the United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Annual Meeting. Officers and Executive Committee Members for 2023-2024 are the following: Board Chair: Noelle Branning, Lee County Tax Collector Vice Chair:  Matt Humphreys, Publix Treasurer: Cynthia Hawkins, Wiltshire Whitley Richardson & English PA Assistant Treasurer: Victoria […]
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