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NEW ORLEANS – Entergy New Orleans announced today a $450,000 gift to United Way of Southeast Louisiana to kick off the New Orleans East Tornado Recovery Plan for assisting families impacted by the Feb. 7 tornado. Community partners – SBP, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Rebuilding Together – joined...
NEW ORLEANS – Community and business leaders, including representatives of United Way of Southeast Louisiana, SBP, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Rebuilding Together and Entergy New Orleans, will gather on Thursday to announce the launch of the New Orleans East Tornado Recovery Plan for assisting...
FUNDS AVAILABLE TO NON-PROFITS IN ORLEANS PARISH Orleans Parish has been awarded Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $198,635. These funds must be used to supplement food, shelter, rent-mortgage and utility...
United Way of Southeast Louisiana – in partnership with WDSU, Walmart, Home Bank and Glago Law Firm – is excited to announce the return of the WDSU Class Act Backpack Project, aimed at helping children in financially struggling families get a good start to the upcoming school year.    On Thursday,...
View the 2017 Annual Meeting Photo Gallery here. Last June, we launched our Blueprint for Prosperity, with the goal of eradicating poverty in Southeast Louisiana.  We know that this is an ambitious goal, and that's why we outlined a plan to build collaborations with service and funding partners...
Spice it up at our Red Beans 'n Rice Cook-Off - come to one or two events for good eats and good works! Both Cook-Offs are held on Mondays [of course]! The events jump start the St. Tammany Parish Campaign Season. For only $10 a person, attendees enjoy all the red beans and rice they can eat and...
Hurricane Katrina to the Great Flood of 2016United Way Continues to Help with Emergency Grants for Tangipahoa United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) was here before, during and after Hurricane Katrina eleven years ago.  And, with your continued support, we will always be here, as we are now,...
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA), at its 2016 Annual Meeting, today introduced its Blueprint for Prosperity to help achieve its goal to eradicate poverty in southeast Louisiana. The Blueprint is taking a holistic approach that not only addresses the symptoms of poverty faced by residents...
Family, friends, classmates and the community are still trying to process their grief over the recent suicides of two Mandeville High School students. Depression can affect anyone at anytime, anywhere. That’s why United Way of Southeast Louisiana continues to support suicide prevention efforts....
Hundreds of New Orleans students graduate from high school every year. But what next? Research shows too many don't have the skills needed to get or keep a job-especially in the skilled crafts, health sciences, and creative/tech industries that will becoming available in our region over the next...

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