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Monday, August 28, 2017
United Way of SWLA in Conjunction with SWLA VOAD Collecting Items for the “Flood the Love” Campaign to Aid in Hurricane Harvey Relief LAKE CHARLES, La. – United Way of Southwest Louisiana in conjunction with SWLA VOAD has launched the Flood the Love Campaign, a community donation drive to collect basic needs in preparation for the flooding across South Louisiana. Items being collected: Bleach – 1 gallon Gloves – Heavy Duty Disinfectant Cleaner Dish Liquid Trash Bags Paper Dust Mask... Read More >>

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
ALICE study reveals increase in percent of Louisiana households struggling to afford basics Updated United Way ALICE Report details size and scope of financial hardship in Louisiana   Baton Rouge, Louisiana – New research shows that in Louisiana, 723,077 households – fully 42 percent – struggled to afford basic household necessities in 2014, according to the United Way ALICE Report for Louisiana released today by the Louisiana Association of United Ways. The original United Way ALICE Report... Read More >>

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Aug. 30, 2016                                                                                                      Media Contact:Jennie O’LearyDirector of   SCHOOL SUPPLY SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM TO BENEFIT LOUISIANA STUDENTS FOLLOWING HISTORIC FLOODING Educational Products, Inc. Partnering with Louisiana Association of United Ways for Online School Supply Drive   HOUSTON – In response to the historic flooding in... Read More >>

Friday, August 26, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE AND CARNIVAL CORPORATION TO GIVE $250,000 TO AID ORGANIZATIONS FOR LOUISIANA FLOOD RELIEF Gift to be supplemented by opportunities for employees and guests to donate MIAMI (Aug. 23, 2016) — Carnival Cruise Line and its parent company, Carnival Corporation, are giving a total of $250,000 to charitable organizations to support their efforts on behalf of victims of the Louisiana floods. The cruise line is donating $125,000 and its parent company is... Read More >>

Monday, August 22, 2016
AUGUST 22, 2016 SOCIAL IMPACT by 21CF Staff   To access link to blog, please click here.  Louisiana has been an important production hub for 21st Century Fox and the film and television industry as a whole, which is why the company saw an urgent need to respond to the damage and casualties caused by the unprecedented rains there last week. Today, 21CF is donating $100,000 to help the disaster relief efforts in the affected communities, where our production teams have lived and worked. The... Read More >>

Friday, August 19, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016Contact: Jennifer   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   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- 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   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 >>