I was taken aback by the news of J. Wayne Leonard’s passing. He maintained his drive and vision for a more equitable Southeast Louisiana into his last days. That’s not the least bit surprising to those close to Wayne.


Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Related:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana stands with the communities affected by Hurricane Florence. Tragically, 32 people lost their lives across North and South Carolina and Virginia.  As of Tuesday morning, a half a million homes and businesses are still without power. Reported property damage is increasing, and flooding continues to spread as waters rise....

Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Related: Financial Stability

Tropical storms and hurricanes can cause storm surge and coastal or river flooding as well as wind damage to our region.

You can get ready now. 

Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018 Related:


When I shared my thoughts one year ago today, I also shared our compassion and concern for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Subsequently, we were called to pray for all of Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria wrecked the entire island.  Today, these...

Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Related: Financial Stability

Let's Meet for Lunch!

Spice it up at our 2018 West and East St. Tammany Red Beans 'n Rice Cook-Off - come to one or two events for...

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2018 Related:

As we reviewed our year under the leadership of our outgoing Board Chair, Rick Haase, we acknowledged so many of the wins and successes that we all shared together. We’re excited to welcome our new Board Chair, Bob Kimbro, as he takes such a passionate interest in our mission and the fight for our neighbors who are struggling every day to support themselves and their...

Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 Related: