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Charlotte Local Education Foundation, Helping Students in Charlotte County, FL

Dear Friends,

Hurricane Ian Assistance Through United at Work 

 Many Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) employees face serious challenges with housing, transportation, and more following the destruction of Hurricane Ian. Charlotte Local Education Foundation (CLEF) was awarded a $350,000 gift directed by Governor and First Lady DeSantis from the Florida Disaster Fund intended to help CCPS employees get back on their feet and start rebuilding their lives. To realize the greatest benefit to the CCPS educators in need CLEF has partnered with United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) and their United at Work application and fund distribution process. Both UWCC and CLEF will provide their services at no cost and with no administrative fee as a gift to CCPS employees. With a longstanding history of serving our community, UWCC brings extensive experience with a proven process in place ready to serve those in need.

CCPS employees with hurricane related needs should apply through FEMA first. If you still have unmet needs after working with FEMA please visit the link below to complete a brief intake form on the United Way website. A member of the United Way team will reach out to you and work with you to complete the full application process.  

CLEF would like to express their sincere gratitude to Governor and First Lady DeSantis, Volunteer Florida, and UWCC and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations for their assistance with this important project. Please visit the link below to get started.

* To be eligible applicants must be a current full or part-time employee for CCPS (including District CCPS Charter Schools). Applicants must demonstrate they have sustained damage from Hurricane Ian and will be required to provide all necessary information requested by UWCC. Applying does not mean that an award will be made. When funds are exhausted, no additional awards will be made. All award decisions are final and no appeals can be made. *To be eligible applicants must be a current full or part-time employee for CCPS (including District CCPS Charter Schools). Applicants must demonstrate they have sustained damage from Hurricane Ian and will be required to provide all necessary information requested by UWCC. Applying does not mean that an award will be made. When funds are exhausted, no additional awards will be made. All award decisions are final and no appeals can be made.

Solving Problems. Changing Lives.

Helping Charlotte County students reach their full potential is what the Education Foundation is all about. We bring resources and people together to support and enhance education for our students. Through financial resources, mentoring, and goal setting, we are helping young leaders improve the world around them and building a stronger community for all of us.

Imagine.

Imagine a student discovering their true talents. Imagine all of our students walking across the stage to accept their high school diploma and their college degree. Imagine you being a part of making this happen. Through your generous financial support, your time spent mentoring and shaping a student, and/or enlisting other community members to help, we can make our imaginations come to life with true success stories, one child at a time.

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!