Last Thursday night was a celebration to mark the 15 years that United Way of Southeast Louisiana has had an official women’s philanthropic group dedicated to improving the lives of women and children in our communities. We acknowledged the 50 founding members of the Women’s Leadership Initiative in 2002, which grew into Women’s Leadership Council, and is now Women United!

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We’ve reached the three-quarter mark of United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Thirty Days of Thanks, with the big day less than 12 hours away. I hope you’re spending Thanksgiving with those you love. This week, I’m lucky to spend time with my family in South Carolina. Our plans to partake in food, football, and fellowship are not unlike most, but this year comes with an extra celebration for me.   ...

Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Related:

We’re proud to announce the opening of the J. Wayne Leonard Prosperity Center, our one-stop financial stability center offering an array of programming to the citizens of New Orleans including financial education and coaching, credit repair and counseling, benefits screening, and income tax assistance.

Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 Related:

The 2018 Open Enrollment for health coverage is around the corner. Here are some important things to know before you enroll:

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017 Related:

In 2011, I was one of three breast cancer survivors to create an organization called Breastoration to educate, advocate for, and financially assist women facing mastectomies. In 2015, Breastoration discovered several Louisiana laws which placed significant insurance coverage impediments in the paths of these women.

In cooperation with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana, where I serve...

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Related:

Click here to watch Mr. Leonard's powerful and inspiring acceptance speech. 

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United Way of Southeast Louisiana's Alexis de Tocqueville Society welcomed more than 400 guests for its annual gala on October 12th - an old-Hollywood-style ...

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 Related: