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Super Giving

Lee Health • 2019 • United Way

Lee Health United Way Campaign

Congratulations for exceeding our goal of $180,000! Lee Health raised $198,376 for the 2019 -2020 United Way Campaign!

September 1 - 30

Save your community using your Powers of SuperGiving

You have an amazing opportunity to enrich your community and create a better reality for people in need. We invite you to make a pledge today, experience the joy of generosity, and change lives! 

Top Five Reasons to give to United Way

  • One contribution to the United Way campaign means you are helping support more than 245 programs in 82 local partner agencies and initiatives that assist our friends, neighbors, family and co-workers.
  • United Way dollars remain local, helping people in our community.
  • Last year, United Way agencies provided service to more than 300,000 people throughout our community. That’s about 1 in every 2 people!
  • Extensive volunteer involvement allows the United Way to keep fundraising costs extremely low.
  • Community volunteers evaluate agency performance and thoroughly study agency budgets to make sure United Way dollars are spent efficiently and with impact.

Did you know

  • United Way assisted over 159 Lee Health employees in 2018 and 98 of those received financial assistance.
  • United Way runs the Lee Health Employee Assistance Fund, which distributed $24,998 in funding to Lee Health families in need in 2018.
  • If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, dial 2-1-1 to be connected with a United Way representative who will provide free information and referrals to human/social service agencies in Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee counties. In 2018, the United Way 211 hotline fielded over 59,064 phone calls.
  • United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program allows residents who earn a household income of $66,000 or less to have their federal tax returns prepared, e- filed and direct deposited for FREE. United Way IRS-certified volunteers who are passionate about taxes will prepare your return and determine if you are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and/or Childcare Credits when you file. In 2019, over 5,546 tax returns were filed through this program, bringing in over $7.4 million in returns!
  • Mission United is a Community Collaboration that uses the existing United Way 211 comprehensive Information and Referral program to serve as a central contact for Veterans to access needed community support. In 2018 Mission United served 1,634 veterans, active duty military, and their families.
  • In 2018, We Care provided over 3,954 hours of free care and served over 930 uninsured patients.
  • In 2018, Project Dentist Care served 1,537 patients and provided 776 hours of free care.

Meet your Lee Health Super Sidekicks!

Cape Coral Hospital

  • Jessica Plante
  • Peggy Santos

Coconut Point

  • Amy Castro
  • Michelle Hudson

HealthPark Medical Center

  • Tim Griffis
  • Teresa Frank

Golisano Children's Hospital

  • Laura Ortiz
  • Michele King

Gulf Coast Medical Center

  • Judy Landas

I.S. - 9299 College Pkwy

  • Sherri Widen

Lee Memorial Hospital

  • Dustin Waldron

LPG Bass Road

  • Isabela Ramkissoon

LPG College Pointe

  • JoAnn Smith

LPG Page Field

  • Gabrielle Corvino

LPG Pine Island

  • Catherine Orozco

LPG Riverwalk

  • Danasha Wimberly

LPG Orion

  • Pamela Lowder

LPG Sanctuary

  • Claire Maudlin
  • Denise Ross

LPG Surfside

  • Kristyn Gunn

Med Plaza

  • Jorge Perez

Metro Corp Center

  • Donovan Parisi
  • Pat Dolce

Santa Barbara

  • Meia Shephard
  • Lisa Sevick


  • Chelsea Knapp
  • Lourdes Pietri