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Local United Way to host 2nd Annual Family Service Learning Fair Oct. 24 at Bell Tower Shops

By Staff | Oct 15, 2020

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee’s Volunteer Center will host its 2nd Annual Family Service Learning Fair Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers; 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907. This event will highlight 24 diverse non-profit agencies who will offer a variety of hands-on projects for families to participate. The goal is to introduce families to volunteer opportunities available to them, as well as inspire local youth to become community-minded leaders and citizens.

Additionally, Oct. 24 is National Make a Difference Day, so come out and learn how everyone can make a difference in our community!

The 24 non-profit agencies include: Bikers Against Child Abuse, Calusa Nature Center, Cancer Alliance of Naples, Catholic Charities,  Children’s Network, Family Initiative, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel, Gigi’s Playhouse, Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast, Guardian Ad Litem, Gulf Coast Humane Society, Hope Healthcare, LARC Inc., Lee County Sheriff, Lee Health Military Support Group,  Life Line Family, Lutheran Services, McGregor Clinic, NAMI Lee County, One More Child, Project Dentist Care, The Salvation Army, YMCA, and United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee.

This event is free for the public, however, attendees are asked to bring in a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry. Everyone who attends please wear a mask for the safety of yourself and others.  The United Way Volunteer Center will be enforcing social distancing and other safety protocols including the availability of hand sanitizer. 

For additional information, please email MaryM@ UnitedWayLee.org.

The United Way Volunteer Center connects individuals and companies to volunteer opportunities throughout our community. You can reach the United Way Volunteer Center by calling (239) 433-7567, or by visiting the United Way website at www.UnitedWayLee.org. 

About the United Way

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in the community. United Way is a community collaborator bringing people and organizations together to create powerful partnerships that address issues and solve problems. United Way’s expertise is in uniting the community, problem solving, and driving collective action to amplify the power of the individual and achieve what no one person or organization can achieve alone. 

Visit www.UnitedWayLee.org to learn more.