I have a question for you. If you could help one person get on their feet so they could live a safer, more prosperous life, would you?  What if I suggested you could help more than one person?  What about thousands? Read on and let me know your answer when you finish.

As we approach the close of United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Annual Giving Campaign, I pause each year to reflect on the nature of philanthropy and its distinct ability to...

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019 Related:

International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day is not owned by one organization, instead belonging “to all groups collectively everywhere.”  

Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist, and activist explained this...

Posted: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 Related:

At United Way of Southeast Louisiana, we are committed to achieving our vision, shaped with guidance from community stakeholders, of equitable communities where all people are healthy, educated, and financially stable. That’s a big task, and we know achieving it will require long-term commitment and investment in every aspect of the way we work. We also recognize that one of the critical factors in driving investment, engagement, productivity, and...

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019 Related:

This week is Early Ed Week in Louisiana, a time to highlight the importance of improving access to affordable, high-quality early care and education (ECE) for all Louisiana families. On Thursday, United Way of Southeast Louisiana will join with the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, and Jefferson Business Alliance to speak up for increased funding for early care and education in our region. 

Child care is the...

Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Related: Education


That is the jaw-dropping amount raised by the Top 10 Most Generous Workplaces during United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s 2017-18 campaign. The Top 10 are some of our most all-in companies who, each in their own way, firmly support our fight to eradicate poverty.   

As the head of Resource Development and Marketing for our region’s United Way, it’s my honor to personally interact with many of the leaders and employees within...

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019 Related:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is seeking volunteer readers for our 2019-2022 Blueprint for Prosperity Program Grant applications. As a volunteer-driven agency, the success of our organization is dependent upon the commitment and dedication of volunteers.

Why volunteer? Individuals who commit their time and effort to volunteer projects do so for a variety of reasons, including:

Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 Related: