Month three of United Way’s seven-month fundraising campaign is rolling along terrifically! With the hard work of 40 Board of Trustees members, 14 Campaign Cabinet members, 14 Resource Development staff members, and our entire 50-person staff, we are extremely optimistic that we will reach this year’s $14.6 million fundraising goal.

While $14.6 million is an incredibly aggressive goal, it is not nearly enough money to truly meet all of the...

Posted: Thursday, November 05, 2015 Related:

United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society exemplifies big hearted people. The international philanthropic society was named for the Frenchman Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel de Tocqueville, who critiqued our country’s evolving political and social structure in ‘Democracy in America’ (1835 and 1840) and declared himself most impressed with Americans’ generosity.


Posted: Monday, November 02, 2015 Related: Education

Halloween is right around the corner and your little one is probably one of the estimated 41 million kids who trick or treat in the United States [].  Whether you’re passing...

Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2015 Related: Health

Our United Way recently identified POVERTY as the over-arching, Big Issue, affecting southeast Louisiana.

Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Related: Financial Stability
NOLA Youth Works and United...
Posted: Monday, October 12, 2015 Related: Education

By: Melody Reed, Director, Resource Development: Student-Community Partnerships













In the first few months of 2013, I was given the opportunity to work with...

Posted: Friday, October 09, 2015 Related: