United Way needs volunteers

United Way is partnering with Midwest Food Bank to recruit Volunteers (ages 12 plus) to open sort and repackage 7 semi-tractor trailers of government food boxes at the Lee Civic Center this week. This is a great opportunity for families and small groups to safely work together, get out and help your neighbors!! Several shifts available June 4-6th.

To register visit https://signup.com/go/oMwhSSM

Questions? Email – vo*******@un**********.org or call 239-433-7567

Shifts and space available to allow for social distancing:

Thursday and Friday 9am – 12 pm, 12:30 pm to 3:30pm

Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm.

Qualifies for Hours needed for service learning, H.S., Bright Futures.

Location: Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33917 

Volunteers needed to open boxes, sort, and repackage.


  • DO Wear closed-toe shoes, bring a mask if you have one.
  • DO maintain 6-foot separation from others.

DO NOT attempt to volunteer for any activity if in the last 14 days you have:

  • Traveled to any foreign country or Covid19 hotspot
  • Been around anyone who has COVID-19
  • Feel ill or feverish
  • Been to an event where more than 250 people were in attendance

Please make sure you register. Walk ins discouraged due to CDC regulations.

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. Our 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.

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