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The United Way ALICE Project, a groundbreaking study on financial hardship, revealed in 2016 that more than 50 million U.S. households struggle to afford necessities like health care, housing, food, child care, transportation, taxes, and a smart phone.

ALICE – Asset, Limited, Income Constrained, Employed – is a term for households who earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but not enough to cover a basic household survival budget.

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Posted: Friday, December 21, 2018 Related: Basic Needs | Financial Stability | Income
2018 Year-In-Review
 
At United Way of Southeast Louisiana, we believe every problem - no matter how complex, systemic, or gut-wrenching - can be solved when fight together. 
 
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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2018 Related: Education | Financial Stability | Health | Income

Henry Ebel knew what it meant to Live United.

Henry was a Loyal Contributor to United Way for more than 50 years, and for as many years as any of our staff members can remember, he oversaw the United Way employee giving campaign at The Reily Companies, even as a retiree from the organization. Like clockwork, Henry would call us at the beginning of each campaign year, ready to plan out the presentations and volunteer activities for all of...

Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Related:
United Way campaign unites employees in all offices or branches of a workplace, and gives them an opportunity to donate, volunteer, and speak out for causes that matter to them. Funds raised stay local, directly supporting programs that are part of our holistic approach to eradicating poverty and creating...
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Related:
STARC, a United Way of Southeast Louisiana community partner, joined us on LIVE United Radio last week to highlight the diverse range of services they provide for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in St. Tammany and the surrounding parishes. Listen to the full episode...
Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Related: Health
This January, local high school students will set their Saturday alarm clocks for fun, fellowship, and friendly competition through Mission Ignition, a service challenge run by United Way of Southeast Louisiana. 
 
The concept of Mission Ignition is simple: schools compete to complete the most service hours during a one-month period.
 
What started...
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Related:

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