FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 25, 2021) - The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee held its annual meeting on Friday, June 11, 2021. During the recent meeting, Mayor Kevin Anderson was elected to serve on the Board of Directors, along with new board officers and eight other new board members. The Board of Directors is made up of representatives from all sectors of the community. This distinguished group of leaders invests their time, passion, and resources to help champion positive change in healthcare, education, and financial stability for every person Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. United Way is supported by the Board of Directors strategic guidance and support.
All money raised in the United Way Campaign stays in the community to help support the local human service network. United Way Partner Agencies and initiatives like Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Children’s Advocacy Center, United Way’s WeCare, ACT, LARC, and United Way 211 serve a diverse range of needs in our community. These organizations provide a myriad of services such as nurturing children and youth, strengthening families, meeting critical needs such as helping the elderly and disabled live independently, and empowering communities by bringing health and human services to neighborhoods.
For more information and for the full United Way Board of Directors, please visit: https://unitedwaylee.org/united-way-elects-new-officers-and-board-members
The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. All of the money raised stays right here in our community. Your gift to United Way goes directly to meet the needs of our community – making our community a better place to live and work. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives.