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                                                                            (R to L) Michael Williamson, President and CEO UWSELA; Gene Bellisario, UWSELA volunteer; Ken Johnston, UWSELA volunteer; Bill Brady, UWSELA Leadership Council; Sonja Newman, UWSELA Resource Development Manager; Matt Faust...
Mayor Cantrell applauds efforts, calls for continued service in 2019 NEW ORLEANS – The 2018 NOLA Foundation and its Community Engagement Committee – in partnership with United Way of Southeast Louisiana, HandsOn New Orleans and NetWork Volunteers – revealed totals for the successful 300,000 Hours...
Updated ALICE Report details size and scope of financial hardship across Louisiana NEW ORLEANS – New research shows that in Louisiana, 828,255 households — 48 percent — could not afford basic needs such as housing, child care, food, transportation, health care, and technology in 2016, according to...
Website to collect donations for households affected by river flooding NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana launched Saturday the Northshore Flood Relief Fund to assist households affected by river flooding in St. Tammany and Washington parishes. Click here to make an online contribution...
Yesterday, City Council President Jason Williams held a press conference to discuss and celebrate the historic allocation of $1.5 million for early childhood education in the 2019 City Budget unanimously adopted by the Council. The budget allocation does not require additional taxpayer dollars....
SNAP Employment & Training Program Promotes Self-Sufficiency through Training, Experience The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) are partnering to help expand workforce training programs to recipients of the federal...
The 12-week course honoring the late Nancy Meyers Marsiglia is engaging residents of all backgrounds in exploring and debating elements of the U.S. Constitution NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and United Way of Southeast Louisiana announced today the inaugural class of...
NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana announced Thursday the launch of the Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund to aid in rebuilding efforts for areas affected by the storm. Visit UnitedWaySELA.org/FlorenceRecoveryFund to make an online contribution. Please address mail-in donations to:...
Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes have been awarded Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $198,635. Funds must be used to supplement food, shelter, rent-mortgage & utility assistance efforts in ongoing...
The Institute seeks to increase access to literacy-richsummer programming to more than 500 New Orleans youth View the photo gallery here.  NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and United Way of Southeast Louisiana unveiled on Thursday the Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy...

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