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Pay the rent or the electric bill? Buy healthy dinner or fill a prescription? The data just released by the United Way ALICE Project reveals that for a staggering 40 percent of households across the country, impossible decisions such as these are a way of life. And when so many families are forced to make difficult choices, everyone is impacted.

There are more than 50...

Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Related:

Friends and Fellow Advocates, 

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is celebrating the successes of its Public Policy team and advocates following Governor John Bel Edward’s signing of 11 signature pieces...

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Related:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Shell, and Keystone engineering have joined together to increase awareness and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) through Stem NOLA on the Northshore.

Stem Northshore is a fun, family-friendly and free opportunity for kids K-12 to explore Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through hands-on activities and games. Students and parents participate in over 40...

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 Related:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana in collaboration with the Downtown Development District, UNITY of Greater New Orleans, Council Member-At-Large Stacy Head, and Mayor LaToya Cantrell launched a new initiative called Make Change NOLA: A Better Way to Give. The program combines a public awareness campaign with mobile giving to harness the...

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Related:

May 6 marked the...

Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 Related:

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is an opportunity to recognize the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.

During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to increase awareness and provide education and support to families through resources and strategies to prevent child...

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018 Related:

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