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Friday, August 19, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016Contact: Jennifer Raggio337-780-8794jennifer.raggio@unitedwayofacadiana.org   Supply distribution sites announced United Way, American Red Cross release supply sites for those affected by flood Lafayette, LA – Those affected by the flooding who need shelter or supplies can access services across Acadiana, according to United Way of Acadiana and American Red Cross. People who need supplies can be helped at these official distribution sites: Acadia Parish: Old Wells Fargo... Read More >>

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016Contact: Jennifer Raggio337-780-8794jennifer.raggio@unitedwayofacadiana.org   VOAD centralizes flood disaster recovery efforts Organizations, groups asked to join VOAD to reduce duplication, streamline relief, recovery efforts Lafayette, LA – Organizations or groups helping with flood disaster recovery and relief efforts are invited to join Acadiana Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD). Acadiana VOAD is a network that collaborates and communicates to... Read More >>

Monday, August 15, 2016
CONTACT:Ashley MontagninoCapital Area United Way700 Laurel StreetBaton Rouge, LA 70802phone - 225-282-3502cell - 225-202-4317fax - 225-383-9922email- ashleym@cauw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Capital Area United Way Responds to Flood Disaster Ways to give and volunteer BATON ROUGE, LA (August 15, 2016) – With the continuing devastation occurring in our community, Capital Area United Way is now accepting donations for flood relief. During this historic flood, most of our 10-parish area has been... Read More >>

Monday, August 15, 2016
Sunday, August 14, 2016Contact: Jennifer Raggio337-780-8794jennifer.raggio@unitedwayofacadiana.org   United Way of Acadiana warehouse central drop-off for donations Supplies being accepted at United Way of Acadiana to help with those impacted by floods   Lafayette, LA – United Way of Acadiana is accepting donated goods at its warehouse at 215 E. Pinhook Rd. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.  This location is the staging point for all donated supplies, which will be dispersed to... Read More >>

Friday, August 12, 2016
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Contact:Ginger LeCompte, St. Landry-Evangeline United Way, 337-290-2798Margaret Trahan, United Way of Acadiana, 337-298-5674Corleen Rouly, United Way of Iberia, 337-364-0424Denise Durel, United Way of Southwest Louisiana, 337-304-8303     United Ways respond to flood disaster United Ways offer giving, volunteer opportunities to help flood disaster victims    Lafayette, LA – United Ways across Acadiana are accepting donations and volunteers to assist those impacted by... Read More >>

Friday, March 11, 2016
BATON ROUGE. Louisiana United Ways have UNITED to help neighbors impacted by this week’s devastating flooding. The Louisiana United Way Flood Fund has been launched to leverage resources and make the greatest impact in long-term recovery efforts for communities hit by the flooding in Louisiana.  Devastating losses are reported, with already a large concentration of families affected in north Louisiana parishes. The Louisiana United Ways Flood Fund will provide resources for the recovery efforts... Read More >>

Thursday, February 25, 2016
BATON ROUGE. Louisiana United Ways have UNITED to help neighbors impacted by yesterday’s devastating tornadoes. The Louisiana United Way Tornado Fund has been launched to leverage resources and make the greatest impact in long-term recovery efforts for communities hit by the Feb. 23 storms. Households in several parishes experienced devastating loss, with a large concentration of families affected in St. James and St. John parishes. The Louisiana United Way Tornado Fund will provide resources... Read More >>

Monday, February 1, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 27, 2016 The Louisiana Association of United Ways has created two hashtags for use to talk about ALICE in social media. The hashtags are: #meetALICE: To introduce the concept of ALICE, data, report terminology and report goals #ALICELA: For state specific information content, specifically for our state network use Baton Rouge, LA — The Louisiana Association of United Ways (LAUW), along with 11 United Ways across the state, is pleased to release the United Way ALICE... Read More >>

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Groundbreaking study reveals 40 percent of Louisiana households struggle to afford basics United Way ALICE Report details size and scope of financial hardship in Louisiana Baton Rouge, Louisiana – In Louisiana, 695,719 households — 40 percent of the state’s total — are unable to afford the state’s cost of living, with conditions still lagging behind pre-recession levels, according to the United Way ALICE Report for Louisiana released today by the Louisiana Association of United Ways. ALICE,... Read More >>

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2014 Sarah H. Berthelot named President/CEO of the Louisiana Association of United Ways ALEXANDRIA, LA - On Friday June 20, 2014 Sarah H. Berthelot was named the President/CEO of the Louisiana Association of United Ways. Berthelot, currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer of United Way Acadiana, holds sixteen years of experience with non-profit organizations with over nine of those years at United Way in her hometown community of Lafayette. She obtained... Read More >>

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