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Our most recent data shows 19% of Louisiana’s population is living in poverty. The federal poverty line varies between individuals [$11,490] and families [$23,550...

Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Related:

United Way of Southeast Louisiana is bringing together individuals who are retired or nearing retirement and wish to stay active in our community by forming a Retire United affinity group. Through these retirees’...

Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018 Related:

Friends,

Several important elections are up for a vote this Saturday, March 24. Please take this opportunity to express your voice in local government and help shape the future of our communities. 

No matter the size and scope, every election has the ability to affect our mission to eradicate poverty in Southeast Louisiana. It is critical that we cast our vote for officials and measures focused on creating equitable communities where all...

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 Related:

Two years ago, the March 2016 flooding event in Louisiana saw historic rainfall on an area with countless bayous, rivers, and streams. Thousands of homes were affected by the flooding leaving families with massive emotional and financial losses. Combined with the floods that followed shortly afterward in August, this one-two punch had a large part of our community reeling. Many of the families affected are part of the growing number of individuals and...

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 Related:

The 18th Annual "Got Gumbo?" Cook-off took place Thursday, March 8th in the Grand Ballroom at the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans. United Way of Southeast Louisiana invited the city’s most talented chefs...

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 Related:

At United Way of Southeast Louisiana, we know some things about our culture. We’re passionate about making our world better. We’re kid friendly - and dog friendly! We work hard and we love to have a good time. People want to work here and those of us who get to are so proud of the work that we’re doing.

We know we’re doing a lot right and we’ve tried some different things to keep growing in the years that I’ve been here. Some have stuck (...

Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018 Related:

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