Financial Stability

Williamson’s Notes: Consequences of ALICE

The United Way ALICE Project, a groundbreaking study on financial hardship, revealed in 2016 that more than 50 million U.S. households struggle to afford necessities like health care, housing, food, child care, transportation, taxes, and a smart phone.

ALICE – Asset, Limited, Income Constrained, Employed – is a term for households who earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but not enough to cover a basic household survival budget.

Community partners launch Make Change NOLA: A Better Way to Give

 

The campaign aims to provide direct support to New Orleans’ homeless population through a safe mobile giving platform

NEW ORLEANS United Way of Southeast Louisiana and partners launched Tuesday a new initiative called Make Change NOLA: A Better Way to Give. The program combines a public awareness campaign with mobile giving to harness the generosity of New Orleanians and tourists to support organizations working to combat homelessness and poverty.

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United Way of Southeast Louisiana, business and community partners launch New Orleans East Tornado Recovery Plan

NEW ORLEANS – Community and business leaders, including representatives of United Way of Southeast Louisiana, SBPGreater New Orleans FoundationRebuilding Together and Entergy New Orleans, will gather on Thursday to announce the launch of the New Orleans East Tornado Recovery Plan for assisting families impacted by the Feb. 7 tornado.

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