A United Way campaign unites employees in all offices or branches of a workplace, and gives them an opportunity to donate, volunteer, and speak out for causes that matter to them. Funds raised stay local, directly supporting programs that are part of our holistic approach to eradicating poverty and creating equitable communities across Southeast Louisiana.
STARC, a United Way of Southeast Louisiana community partner, joined us on LIVE United Radio last week to highlight the diverse range of services they provide for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in St. Tammany and the surrounding parishes. Listen to the full episode here.
This January, local high school students will set their Saturday alarm clocks for fun, fellowship, and friendly competition through Mission Ignition, a service challenge run by United Way of Southeast Louisiana.
The concept of Mission Ignition is simple: schools compete to complete the most service hours during a one-month period.
Thank you all very much for attending United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s 32nd presentation of our Alexis de Tocqueville Award at our Tocqueville Society’s annual celebration. Last Thursday was indeed a joyous celebration of philanthropy.
We sat down with Tap Bui, United Way of Southeast Louisiana Vice President of Community Impact, Health, & Fund Distribution, for the 411 on UWSELA’s Blueprint for Prosperity Programmatic Grant process for FY 2019-2022.
How does United Way of Southeast Louisiana select program grant recipients?
Earlier this month, I was fortunate to attend the announcement of new ownership of Avondale Shipyard hosted by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), and Governor John Bel Edwards. Avondale Marine LLC, a joint venture between T. Parker Host and Hilco Redevelopment Partners, finalized the purchase of the valuable real estate on October 3.
Note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As a warning, this blog references details of domestic violence.
“I knew that I had to get out, but I didn’t know how. I felt like I had no control of myself. I just wanted to keep my kids safe.”
The Junior League of Greater Covington’s 22nd Annual Harvest Cup Polo Classic on Sunday, Oct. 21, the Northshore’s “Premier Fall Event,” boasts mouth-watering food, specialty beverages, amazing displays of equine athleticism, and more. Even better than the event itself, however, is the cause it supports.