Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action

Friends and family gathered together enjoying turkey, oyster dressing and pumpkin bread pudding. It’s Thanksgiving and time for recollection.

It's time to remain united as we respect the right to differ.

It's time to recall the ideals of our Constitution that all are created equal with certain unalienable rights - life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. 

It's time to reflect on your good fortunes and remember those who are stuggling. 

Children and families across southeast Louisiana have no permanent shelter and go to bed hungry.  

Alexis Hocevar Receives United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Highest Award

Alexis Hocevar, philanthropist, entrepreneur, volunteer and recently retired Vice President/General Manager of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. is the 2016 recipient of United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Alexis de Tocqueville Award. He was honored November 2 at the Tocqueville Award Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. View the photo gallery here.

'five awake' Wins Best Louisiana Feature at 2016 New Orleans Film Festival

Louisiana has been called one of the most dangerous places in America for women due to domestic violence homicides. But five strong determined Louisiana women have helped change that. The documentary short film “five awake” chronicles their championing of a historic legislative package to protect victims of domestic abuse and save lives.

United Way 2016-2017 Fundraising Campaign in Full Swing!

The air is cooler, children are back in school and United Way is into its second month of our annual fundraising campaign!

This year’s campaign looks very different than in years past. United Way has a new Blueprint for Prosperity – a plan to reach our bold new vision of eradicating poverty in Southeast Louisiana. But in order to achieve our goals, we need buy-in from all members of our community, including those working at companies running employee fundraising campaigns.

United Way of Southeast Louisiana Honors Legislative Champions and Community Partners

Our 2016 Advocacy Champions were honored yesterday the 2nd Annual Louisiana Legislative Champions Reception. These individuals help to complement United Way’s public policy efforts by supporting key legislation that not only impact those living in our seven-parish region, but all across the State of Louisiana.

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