United Way takes applications for emergency food and shelter for local non-profit agencies

Posted at 1:50 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 08:43:32-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has announced that it will accept applications for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Lee and Hendry Counties through May 22, 2020.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must be the following: private voluntary non-profits or units of government; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and shelter programs, and if they are private voluntary organizations, they must have a voluntary board.

Qualifying agencies and organizations are urged to apply.

Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for these Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds should contact the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee.

The deadline for applications to be received is May 22, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

This is only for local non-profit agencies.

For more information, call Hannah Pelle at 239-433-7215.

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