United Way of Southeast Louisiana

About UsOur WorkPartnersOur Communtiy
Live United


Aspire to help people live the best life possible.


Everyday, people in our community are struggling to put food on the table, cope with mental and physical health challenges or to be independent.

One person can't tackle every issue. It takes all of us working together.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is the most effective and efficient way for you to support our region. Your hard earned dollars stay in our community to help with needs as varied as the people who live here. Tell Us, Join Us, Show Us. [let your voice be heard here]


Charmaine Caccioppi To Receive Honors

United Way of Southeast Louisiana's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Charmaine Caccioppi to receive honors at Louisiana Women Leaders Business Conference and Hall of Fame Awards. [full article from bayoubuzz.com]


Brass-A-Holics Team Up With United Way to Raise Domestic Abuse Awarenes
The Brass-A-Holics will debut their new black and gold fan anthem at the New Orleans Saints home opener during their pre-game concert in Champion Square from 9am to 11am. The brass band collective is also launching a new charitable partnership with us - 30 cents from every download of the new song will benefit our efforts to stop domestic violence. [more]


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Be A VITA Volunteer
Help low & moderate income families prepare and file their taxes for free! VITA volunteers assisted more than 11,500 people in preparing and filing their 2013 income tax returns. [register]


Explore How Education Affects Us All.
Education benefits all of us. Educational attainment is linked to better jobs, higher income, health, life expectancy, voter turnout, incarceration, self-worth and dignity, and prospects for one's children. United Way and the Measure of America created the Common Good Forecaster TM a tool to forecast how things might change in your community if educational outcomes were better. [more]


Hurricane season is June 1 - November 30.
If a hurricane hit tomorrow, would your family know what do to? If you had to evacuate, what would you take with you? The time to prepare is now. Your family needs to take immediate action when a hurricane hits. Watch our three part series - Before, During and After the Storm and find out what you can do to prepare. [more]


A Prescription for Everyday Savings
We’ve partnered with FamilyWize to distribute free prescription discount cards to everyone ... [more]




Glitz, Glamour & Giving Gala Friday, September 19th

Don't miss St. Tammany's not-to-miss event of the year... [more]


Todd's Blog

2Early childhood education is crucial to every student's success.

One of the biggest hurdles for early literacy is parental exhaustion. After working long shifts for minimum wage, many parents are too tired to interact with their children. Shorter pre-literacy activities which take only a few minutes can help these families close the pre-literacy gap before kindergarten. These 10 pre-literacy activities take very little time but can make a huge difference in a child's life.... [more]


Join Our Mailing List

Get the latest from United Way of Southeast Louisiana.

Sign Up Now