For the many families living paycheck to paycheck, understanding what programs and tax credits are available during tax season is critical in obtaining a full tax refund – something that goes a long way in a family’s annual budget.

Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Entergy, the City of New Orleans, 2-1-1 and Asset Building...

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‘Tis the giving season and United Way of Southeast Louisiana is giving some Tangipahoa Parish small business owners early holiday gifts.

United Way has donated $100,000 from its Flood Fund to the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) Rebirth Fund. Twelve Tangipahoa businesses impacted by the catastrophic August flooding have now received grants to help in their recovery...

Posted: Monday, December 19, 2016 Related:

Friends and family gathered together; a tasty home-cooked meal; wide-eyed children unwrapping gifts.  ‘Tis the season and the way we’d all like to celebrate.

But for thousands across southeast Louisiana their holidays are neither merry nor bright.  They have no permanent shelter; they go to bed hungry; and they can’t afford presents. Let’s take a moment this holiday season to reflect on our good fortunes and remember those who are struggling....

Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2016 Related:

New Orleans Saints defensive end, Cam Jordan (#94), is best known for his work sacking opposing quarterbacks and supporting a stout run defense, but it's his support of his local community that makes him a star with us. 

Posted: Friday, December 02, 2016 Related:

Friends and family gathered together enjoying turkey, oyster dressing and pumpkin bread pudding. It’s Thanksgiving and time for recollection.

It's time to remain united as we respect the right to differ.

It's time to recall the ideals of our Constitution that all are created equal with certain unalienable rights - life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. 

It's time to reflect on your good fortunes and remember those who are...

Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016 Related:

Alexis Hocevar, philanthropist, entrepreneur, volunteer and recently retired Vice President/General Manager of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. is the 2016 recipient of United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Alexis de Tocqueville Award. He was honored November 2 at the Tocqueville Award Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. View the photo gallery...

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