Giving back has always been at the heart and soul of United Way. As we celebrate our centennial, we’re rolling up our sleeves and mobilizing the power of people, offering ways for you to create a community strong enough for the next 100 years. Join us in 2024 in kicking off our year-long celebration by volunteering with United Way this MLK Day, because when we come together, we can achieve remarkable things. 
Free t-shirts and light lunch provided. Volunteers can register as an individual or a team; just follow the signup prompts. First-time users will need to create a profile.

Register at the United Way HandsOn Shell Volunteer Center today!


Saturday, January 13, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. - NOON
Marrero Middle School
4100 7th St.
Marrero, LA 70072

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Monday, January 15, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. - NOON
CP Mitchell Park
44090 Millie Rd
Hammond, LA 70403

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Thank you for your interest in being a United Way Volunteer - from serving on committees to getting families back in their homes, you are creating a better place to live, work and raise our families right here in Southeast Louisiana.

A year-long calendar of volunteer opportunities can be found here. The public can select from the projects listed and register online to participate. Members of all ages are invited to join in the challenge, as family-friendly projects will be offered throughout the year.

Read to kids. Plan an event. Plant a garden. Decide how United Way dollars are spent. Volunteers make our community an amazing place.