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AT&T Contributes $15,000 to United Way of Southeast Louisiana as part of Believe New Orleans℠ Initiative
Contribution to Support Financial Education Classes in New Orleans East
Tax season is here.
Before the panic sets in, we have good news – United Way can help you file your taxes for free, with assistance from an IRS-trained volunteer.
Feeling a bit better?
January 7, 2020
Public encouraged to take advantage of in-person, online free filing services
Operation Spark is opening a new door to prosperity for low-opportunity individuals by presenting the fastest route to a career in software development.
The rigorous adult workforce program run by this United Way Community Partner is producing impressive results – a 100% job placement rate and average starting salary of over $60,000 for graduates.
At some point in life, nearly everyone will be touched by a cancer diagnosis - be it personal or of someone you love.
In Louisiana, the chances are even higher. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in our state, and cancer incidents and mortality rates among men and women are worse than the national average for all cancers combined.
The Office of Management and Budget issued a notice requesting public comments on a recommended change to update the federal poverty line for inflation as indicated by various consumer price indexes (CPI). The comment period closed on Friday, June 21, with little public awareness.
United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s 2019 Public Policy Legislative Agenda, “United for a Safe & Prosperous Community” continues our bipartisan advocacy efforts fighting for the health, education, and financial stability of every person.
Did you learn the difference between banks and credit unions in school? What about pitfalls of payday loans?
Many individuals lack a basic knowledge of how to plan, save, and invest – making it hard for them to build wealth and secure their financial future.
We know that financial hardship is a widespread issue in our region. Data from the latest United Way ALICE Report shows nearly 1 in 2 households in Southeast Louisiana is in poverty or living paycheck to paycheck.