Gunter Joins Hendry Glades United Way

United Way of Hendry and Glades is happy to announce the addition of Greg Gunter to the staff. He will serve as staff support to the Hendry Glades Unmet Needs Coalition. The mission of the coalition is to support individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma to recover and rebuild.

Greg Gunter has been a resident of the area for over 20 years, and has a BS in Marketing. Previously, he was an owner of LaBelle’s Badcock Home Furnishing Store. Gunter has one son and a grand-daughter.

Gunter will be working with survivors of Hurricane Irma by connecting them to resources to assist them to get back to a more normal life. The Hendry Glades Unmet Needs Coalition partners with community-based organizations, businesses, social service and government agencies and faith-based organizations to address emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the individuals and families affected by natural and man-made disasters in the counties.

The United Way of Hendry and Glades is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. In addition to raising funds for human service organizations in our community, the United Way promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies and initiatives, helping them to work together focusing on issues and solutions that continue to improve lives. United Way helps support a local human service network of 28 partner agencies and 64 programs.

To reach the United Way Hendry Glades Manager, call (239)-433-7559. People in need of information and referral assistance to health and human services should contact United Way 211. Simply dial 2-1-1, or (800) 887-9234, or visit the United Way website at www.UnitedWayLee.org.

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