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LOCAL When you give to your United Way, all of the money given in each county remains in that county. If you are a Lee County resident, your gift stays in Lee County to meet the needs of your community, making your community a better place to live and to work. EFFECTIVE Your United Way changes lives for the better. United Way brings health and human services to the people who need them...your neighbor...your co-worker...even to you. When you invest in United Way, you help people in need. You help make families strong. You feed the hungry. You help children grow and develop to their full potential. You’re there when a man, woman, or child needs a safe haven from domestic violence. And, in times of disaster, you ensure that emergency services are there to help people rebuild their lives. ACCOUNTABLE Over 400 community leaders visit and review every United Way supported agency and program to ensure that your gift is being spent efficiently and effectively. This is the United Way allocation process that helps ensure accountability. EFFICIENT Your United Way prides itself on low overhead costs. 90% of all the money raised goes directly to programs that truly make a difference in people’s lives here in Lee County. Making the most of your investment in your community. Administration 3.1% Fundraising 6.9% PROGRAMS - 90% Based on the 2015 Audit Visit https://www.unitedwaylee.org/public-reporting/ for our most recent Audit and IRS 990. OUR MISSION: 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. 60th CAMPAIGN: The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2016. In recognition of the anniversary, six past United Way Campaign Chairs are leading the 2016- 2017 United Way Campaign. Linda Uhler – 1993 Campaign Chair Gay Thompson – 1995 Campaign Chair Lou Pontius – 1998 Campaign Chair Larry Hart - 2006 Campaign Chair Tom Uhler – 2011 Campaign Chair Robert Wilson - 2012 Campaign Chair The campaign goal has been set at $9,656,833. Since its founding in 1957, your United Way has raised over $147 million for the community. NEED HELP? Call.... Every hour of every day, someone in our community needs human services....from finding an after-school program, to counseling for a teen, or securing adequate care for an aging parent. When people don’t know where to turn, United Way 211 helps people navigate the maze of health and social service agencies by providing information on resources specific to the client’s situation. Dial 211 or in Lee County: 239-433-3900 In Hendry & Glades Counties: 800-887-9234 Want to Help? Call the United Way Volunteer Center at 239-433-2000 Option 9 United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee 7273 Concourse Drive Fort Myers, FL 33908 239-433-2000 www.UnitedWayLee.org A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free, within the state, 1-800-HELPFLA. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Registration #CH31. GIVE Your United Way supports a human services network of 70 agencies and over 225 programs and initiatives that create change in Lee County. Your contribution to United Way is the easiest and most powerful way to help people right here in your community to lead better lives. ADVOCATE You can make a difference when you show your support for United Way. You can help people get the services they need by spreading the word about United Way 211 and the United Way Neighborhood Houses and Clinics. Helping people find the services they need through the United Way is a powerful way to improve lives in your community. VOLUNTEER Discover the reward of volunteering through the United Way Volunteer Center. Whether an individual, a family, or a company, the United Way Volunteer Center can help connect you to the appropriate organization, and within the time you have available. Opportunities for one-time projects, or ongoing service are available. Lee County Campaign Your United Way United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has received Charity Navigator's highest rating of four stars, four years in a row. For transparency and accountability, we received a total rating of 96.88 out of 100 points. Charity Navigator is one of the most utilized evaluators of charities used to guide intelligent giving. United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is your United Way --- here to help your children, your co-workers, your parents, your neighbors, and you! What impact will your gift have? Your gift will help thousands become Successful Children Healthy People Independent Elderly Strong Families Your gift will also Bring Services to Neighborhoods Assist Veterans through Mission United
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LOCALWhen you give to your United Way, all of the money given in each county remains in that county. If you are a Lee County resident, your gift stays in Lee County to meet the needs of your community, making your community a better place to live and to work.

EFFECTIVEYour United Way changes lives for the better. United Way brings health and human services to the people who need them...your neighbor...your co-worker...even to you. When you invest in United Way, you help people in need. You help make families strong. You feed the hungry. You help children grow and develop to their full potential. You’re there when a man, woman, or child needs a safe haven from domestic violence. And, in times of disaster, you ensure that emergency services are there to help people rebuild their lives.

ACCOUNTABLEOver 400 community leaders visit and review every United Way supported agency and program to ensure that your gift is being spent efficiently and effectively. This is the United Way allocation process that helps ensure accountability.

EFFICIENTYour United Way prides itself on low overhead costs. 90% of all the money raised goes directly to programs that truly make a difference in people’s lives here in Lee County.

Making the most of your investment in your community.

Administration3.1%

Fundraising6.9%

PROGRAMS - 90%

Based on the 2015 Audit

Visit https://www.unitedwaylee.org/public-reporting/ for our most recent Audit and IRS 990.

OUR MISSION: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.

60th CAMPAIGN:The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2016. In recognition of the anniversary, six past United Way Campaign Chairs are leading the 2016-2017 United Way Campaign.

Linda Uhler – 1993 Campaign ChairGay Thompson – 1995 Campaign Chair

Lou Pontius – 1998 Campaign ChairLarry Hart - 2006 Campaign ChairTom Uhler – 2011 Campaign Chair

Robert Wilson - 2012 Campaign Chair

The campaign goal has been set at $9,656,833. Since its founding in 1957, your United Way has raised over $147 million for the community.

NEED HELP? Call....

Every hour of every day, someone in our community needs human services....from finding an after-school program, to counseling for a teen, or securing adequate care for

an aging parent. When people don’t know where to turn, United Way 211 helps people navigate the maze of health and social service agencies by providing information on

resources specific to the client’s situation.

Dial 211or in Lee County: 239-433-3900

In Hendry & Glades Counties: 800-887-9234

Want to Help? Call the United Way

Volunteer Center at 239-433-2000

Option 9

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee7273 Concourse DriveFort Myers, FL 33908

239-433-2000www.UnitedWayLee.org

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free, within the state,

1-800-HELPFLA. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Registration #CH31.

GIVEYour United Way supports a human services network of 70 agencies and over 225 programs and initiatives that create change in Lee County. Your contribution to United Way is the easiest and most powerful way to help people right here in your community to lead better lives.

ADVOCATEYou can make a difference when you show your support for United Way. You can help people get the services they need by spreading the word about United Way 211 and the United Way Neighborhood Houses and Clinics. Helping people find the services they need through the United Way is a powerful way to improve lives in your community.

VOLUNTEERDiscover the reward of volunteering through the United Way Volunteer Center. Whether an individual, a family, or a company, the United Way Volunteer Center can help connect you to the appropriate organization, and within the time you have available. Opportunities for one-time projects, or ongoing service are available.

Lee County Campaign

Your United Way

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has received Charity Navigator's highest rating of four stars, four years in a row. For transparency and accountability, we received a total rating of 96.88 out of 100 points. Charity Navigator is one of the most utilized evaluators of charities used to guide intelligent giving.

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is your United Way --- here to help your children, your co-workers, your parents,

your neighbors, and you!

What impact will your gift have?Your gift will help thousands become

Successful Children

Healthy People

Independent Elderly

Strong Families

Your gift will also

Bring Services to Neighborhoods

Assist Veterans through Mission United

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United Way House Locations in Lee County

United Way Houses bring needed services into your communities. The United Way Houses provide free space for

agencies so that people in need can easily access services in their own neighborhoods.

Bonita Springs House East Bonita Springs House West

Cape Coral HouseCharleston Park House

Dunbar HouseEast Fort Myers House

Estero-San Carlos HouseHarlem Heights House

Lehigh Acres HousePage Park House

Palm Beach Boulevard HousePine Island HousePine Manor House

Sanibel-Captiva HouseSuncoast House

For more detailed information visit our website: www.UnitedWayLee.org.

Lee Community Healthcare ClinicsUnited Way in partnership with Lee Community Healthcare

have 3 clinics providing medical care at the following locations:

Cape Coral Clinic Dunbar Clinic

North Ft. Myers Clinic

UNITED WAY PARTNER AGENCIES, PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES IN LEE COUNTY

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) Counseling/outreachservicesforabusedwomen&children Shelter/residentialservicesforabusedwomen&childrenAFCAAM Center DunbarAfterSchoolReadingProgram HarlemHeightsAfterSchoolReadingProgram TeenMentoringProgramAIDS Healthcare Foundation HIV/AIDSCaseManagementProgram HIV/AIDSClientAssistance HIV/AIDSPantryAlvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center AlzheimerCounseling AlzheimerCrisisIntervention AlzheimerHealthEducation AlzheimerInformationandReferral DementiaFriendlyHousesofWorshipAmerican Red Cross Florida's Southern Gulf Region DisasterResponse DisasterVolunteerRecruitmentandTraining ServicestotheArmedForcesAmigos Center FamilyImmigrationServices U-VisaAMIkids Southwest Florida AcademicProgram FamilyStabilityandCounseling VocationalTrainingProgramBeacon of HOPE GEDPreparation PineIslandUnitedWayHouse&Programs SpiritTeenProgram StudentsAchievingSuccess YouthProgramsBig Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast BeyondSchoolWalls OnetoOneMentoring–CommunityBased OnetoOneMentoring–SchoolBasedBlessings in a Backpack BackpackProgramBob Janes Triage Center & Low Demand Shelter ShelterProgramBonita Springs Assistance Office BonitaSpringsUnitedWayHouse EmergencyFinancialAssistance EmergencyFoodPantryBonita Springs Lions Club Eye Clinic EyeClinic MobileEyeClinicBoy Scouts of America, Southwest Florida Council LearningforLifeProgram MulticulturalScoutReachBoys & Girls Clubs of Lee County CareerLaunch LehighAcresBoys&GirlsClubUnit PuebloBonitoBoys&GirlsClubUnit RenaissanceBoys&GirlsClubUnit ShadyOaksBoys&GirlsClubUnit SuncoastBoys&GirlsClubUnitCafé of Life DailyMealProgram SummerFeedingProgramCatholic Charities of Lee, Hendry & Glades Counties BonitaSpringsPositiveYouthDevelopmentProgram FamilySupportProgram HumanTraffickingRescueProject SeniorSupportServicesChild Care of Southwest Florida ChildCareScholarships-TheCommunityChildren’sCenter ChildCareScholarships-TheChildren’sLearningCenter ChildCareScholarships-TheJosephH.MessinaChildren’s Center ChildCareScholarships-P.A.GeraciChildDevelopmentCenterChildren's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida ChildAbusePreventionProgram ChildProtectionTeam DogLiteracyProgram EastFortMyersUnitedWayHouseandPrograms FamilyAlliance FamilyFirst TherapyDogProgramChildren's Home Society of Florida, Southwest Div. BridgesInitiative HealthyFamiliesChildren's Network of Southwest Florida Relative&Non-RelativeCaregiverAssistance TeenOutreachProgramCommunity Cooperative BuildingStrongerFamilies CaféEducation CapeCoralUnitedWayHouseandPrograms CommunityCafé:Dunbar CommunityMarkets DunbarUnitedWayHouse&Programs GrowingHealthyKids&BackpackProgram MealsonWheels SocialServices-FortMyersBeachDeaf & Hard of Hearing Center Deaf&HardofHearingSupportProgramDisabled Veterans Insurance Careers (DVIC) VeteranTransitionalCounselingDr. Piper Center for Social Services FaithinActionProgram FosterGrandparentProgram SeniorCompanionProgramEarly Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida QualityInitiatives SubsidizedChildCare

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida CaseManagementProgramF.I.S.H. of SANCAP NeighborsHelpingNeighborsProgram Sanibel-CaptivaUnitedWayHouseandProgramsFriendship Centers FriendshipatHome Health&WellnessVolunteerPhysicianProgram ReliefRespiteVolunteerProgram RetiredSeniorVolunteerProgramGirl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida GirlsScoutsatRisk Hispanic,MinorityandLowIncomeCommunityTroopsGladiolus Learning and Development Center (GLAD) ChildCareProgram SummerLiteracyProgramGood Wheels TransportationDisadvantagedProgramGoodwill Industries of Southwest Florida BonitaSpringsUnitedWayHouseandJob-LinkProgram CapeCoralUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram CharlestonParkJob-LinkProgram DunbarUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram HarlemHeightsUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram LehighAcresJob-LinkProgram LehighAcresUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram MobileJob-Link PageParkJob-LinkProgram PageParkUnitedWayHouse PalmBeachUnitedWayHouse PalmBeachUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram PineIslandUnitedWayHouseJob-LinkProgram PineManorUnitedWayHouse&Job-LinkProgram SuncoastCommunityUnitedWayHouseandJob-LinkProgramGuardian ad Litem Foundation GuardianadLitemVolunteerProgramHarry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida FoodRescue&Distribution SummerMobileFeedingProgramHealth Planning Council of SW Florida EarlyStepsProgramHealthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida Pre-NatalOutreachandEducationHome Ownership Resource Center of Lee County FinancialLiteracyProgram FinancialWorkshopsHOPE Clubhouse of Southwest Florida DirectAssistanceProgram Transitional/SupportedEmploymentProgramHope HealthCare Services HopeHealingHearts HopeParkinson’sProgramHuman Trafficking Awareness Partnerships (HTAP) HumanTraffickingPreventionIMPACT for Developmental Education EarlyInterventionTherapies HomeBasedEarlyIntervention Pre-KExceptionalStudentEducation SummerCampInterfaith Charities of South Lee ClientAssistanceProgram Estero/SanCarlosUnitedWayHouseandPrograms EsteroYear-RoundVITATaxProgramLARC DayActivityTrainingforDevelopmentallyDisabledAdults GroupHomesforDevelopmentallyDisabledAdults SupportedJobTrainingLee County Legal Aid Society FamilyLaw-ChildSupportAssistanceProgramLehigh Community Services ClientAssistancePrograms FoodPantry LehighAcresUnitedWayHouseandPrograms LehighAcresVITATaxProgramLifeline Family Center NurseryProgramLighthouse of SWFL BlindBabiesProgram Children’sProgram IndependentLivingfortheVisuallyImpairedLiteracy Council Gulf Coast BonitaSpringsUnitedWayHouseandPrograms EnglishLanguageInstruction KidsPlusSchoolBasedLiteracyProgram Moms&TotsProgramLutheran Services Florida CINS/FINSCounseling OasisRunawayShelterMeals of Hope MealPackingEventNAMI Lee County CrisisInterventionTraining Information&Referral OutreachProgram SayitOutLoud SupportGroupsNew Horizons of SW Florida SuperGirls SuperKids SuperKids/TeensSummerCamps SuperMoms SuperTeens SuperTeensCollegeBoundOur Mother's Home of Southwest Florida (OMH) MentoredLivingProgramPACE Center for Girls, Lee TransitionServices

Partners for Breast Cancer Care BreastHealthScreening&DiagnosticTesting MobileMammogramsQuality Life Center of Southwest Florida Arts,Character,&Education(ACE)YouthPrograms EarlyLearningProgramsSalusCare AdultSubstanceAbuseDayProgram DetoxProgram OutpatientTherapyScholars Program/Florida Gulf Coast University PSAT/ACT/SATPreparation ScholarsClubSocial Norming - The School District of Lee County TALK15 TheNormProject-SubstanceAbuse&TobaccoPreventionSouthwest Florida Regional Human Trafficking Coalition HumanTraffickingProgramSpecial Equestrians TherapeuticRidingProgramThe Heights Center HarlemHeightsUnitedWayHouse YouthProgramsThe Bonita Springs YMCA AquaticsProgram ChildCareProgram EducationEnhancementProgram TeenProgram YouthProgramsThe Fort Myers YMCA ChildCareProgram TeenProgram YouthProgramsThe Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free SW Florida AnnualDrugHouseOdysseyProgram QuarterlyOutreach&AwarenessEventsThe Salvation Army BonitaSpringsCounseling&CaseManagement CapeCoralUnitedWayHouse CrisisManagement FamilyServicesUnit MedicalUnit ProjectDentistCare WeCareInitiativeUnited In Kind GiftsIn-KindProgramUnited Way 211 CommunityServicesNetwork ComprehensiveInformation&Referral HealthcareNavigator HelpMeGrow HumanServicesInformationNetwork LeeCommunityHealthcare–CapeCoralClinic LeeCommunityHealthcare–DunbarClinic LeeCommunityHealthcare–NorthFortMyersClinic MissionUnited PowertoShare StormInformationHotline SummerMobileFeeding SummerBreakSpotUnited Way Volunteer Center FamilyMentorProgram IndividualReferralsforVolunteerOpportunities ReadingPals UnitedWayDaysofCaring VolunteerOrganizationWorkshop(VOW) UnitedWayVolunteerIncomeTaxAssistanceProgram(VITA)


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