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Learn more about United Way's Early Grade Reading Initiative and our recent launch right here in Southeast Louisiana. [Click HERE for more information.]



Mark your calendar: St. Tammany's Red Beans 'N Rice Cook-Off!
Holding two seperate cook-offs, one in the West (July 27th) and one in the East (August 3rd), the events jump start St. Tammany's Campaign season. [more]



Live United Awards & Annual Meeting
Thanks to generous donors like you, United Way of Southeast Louisiana today announced some exciting news at its Annual Meeting. Over $13.7 million was raised during the 2014-2015 Campaign to help meet health and human service needs in our community. Partner agencies will receive an overall 16% increase in funding for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 to support over 130 Education, Income and Health related programs in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes. [more]



Our Big Issue Work

Many of our social problems have the same root cause - Poverty. We held 63 listening sessions in our seven-parish region and identified poverty as United Way's 'Big Issue' going forward. [more]


Tools You Can Use

The Common Good Forecaster:
Explore How Education Affects Us All.

Education benefits all of us. Educational attainment is linked to better jobs, higher income, health, life expectancy, voter turnout, incarceration, self-worth and dignity, and prospects for one's children. United Way and the Measure of America created the Common Good Forecaster TM a tool to forecast how things might change in your community if educational outcomes were better. [more]


A Prescription for Everyday Savings
We’ve partnered with FamilyWize to distribute free prescription discount cards to everyone ... [more]


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