Volunteer Corps

In an effort to increase staff capacity, engage our donors and ensure that we are being the best stewards of dollars invested in our organization, United Way has created an internal Volunteer Corps to assist us with the many daily responsibilities that are necessary to make our community stronger.  United Way volunteers bring much-needed aide to the success in carrying out our Mission “to increase the organized capacity of people to be independent and self-sufficient.”

We are starting small, with two specific requests to potential Volunteer Members:

Our hearts and thoughts are with the people of Paris

Dear Neighbors,

Southeast Louisiana and our greater New Orleans area have a deep connection to France.  It's part of our culture--architecture, food, music and more.

In the wake of the recent attacks, I thought you should know what United Way Worldwide (UWW) has been doing to help the people of Paris.

As French authorities, the Mairie of Paris (City Hall) and nonprofits address the immediate needs of the victims of the attacks, they are also concerned with the long-term prospects for social cohesion in France, particularly in underprivileged areas.

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PHILANTHROPY....A Big Word For Big Hearted People!

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.

Royal Castle has ‘High Quality’ in the Heart of Hollygrove

Child Care Center Celebrates National Accreditation; is Tops for Tiny Tots!

Who:      United Way of Southeast Louisiana and its Women’s Leadership Council; Pearlie Harris, owner Royal Castle Child Development Center, a United Way partner agency; parents, students and other community partners involved in high quality child care.