United Way Volunteer Center to Host Volunteer Fair January 8 | News, Sports, Jobs


United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Volunteer Center will be hosting a Volunteer Fair on Saturday, January 8 in the Amavida Retirement Community Outer Yard at 7820 Fanning Court, Fort Myers, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Volunteer Fair will provide an opportunity for non-profit organizations serving Lee County to match up with potential volunteers.

In addition, there will be a Lee Health blood drive on site at the same time.

This event serves to showcase over 25 diverse nonprofit agencies that serve the community and engage local volunteers, as well as raise awareness of the services provided by featured agencies. The aim is to introduce members of the local community to the volunteer opportunities available to them.

Some of the confirmed agencies include: Harry Chapin Food Bank, Alliance for the Arts, Children’s Home Society of Florida, Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc., Dr. Piper Center, Blessings in a Backpack SWFL, Children’s Network, NAMI – National Alliance on la mental illness, Friendship Centers for Seniors and the Gulf Coast Humane Society. Many more are also expected on site.

No registration is required for this free event. Interested volunteers of all ages are encouraged to participate and learn more about organizations serving Lee County, with no obligation to join.

The United Way Volunteer Center will promote social distancing and other safety protocols, including the availability of hand sanitizer, in accordance with current CDC guidelines. For more information, please email [email protected]

The Centraide Volunteer Center connects individuals and businesses with 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 UnitedWayLee.org/volunteer.


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