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United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability, and essential needs of every person in our community.

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United Way Received Overwhelming Response From Volunteers

(Shreveport, LA) - On March 12, Louisiana's 211 network began answering calls about COVID-19.  As of March 30, Louisiana 211 has received approximately 30,000 calls for help and as many messages from individuals texting for information.  This surge in activity led to...

UNITED WAY ACTIVATES EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

(Shreveport, LA) – Prompted by the COVID-19 crisis, United Way of Northwest Louisiana has activated the United for NWLA Fund, an emergency response fund used in times of crisis.  United Way has allocated $10,000 to start this fund and address both the short and...

Louisiana 211 Statewide Network Answering Questions Related to COVID 19

(Shreveport, LA) – Louisiana’s statewide 211 network is now answering calls about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This network is best designed and staffed to handle the large volume of calls from Louisiana residents who are concerned and who have questions...

COVID-19 Will Have Long-term Affects on ALICE

Have COVID-19 questions? Dial 211 or text LACOVID to 898-211 for answers. United Way of Northwest Louisiana supports the health and safety of our region, which makes us especially concerned about  the Coronavirus disease’s (COVID19) progression in our region. We fight...

Local Legislators and Business Leaders Join the United Way of Northwest Louisiana to Recognize Louisiana Early Education Week

(Shreveport, LA) – Legislators and business leaders from across the region joined United Way of Northwest Louisiana at an event at Providence House Child Development Center (PHCDC) in recognition of the third annual “Louisiana Early Ed Week,” sponsored by Entergy...

Natchitoches Parish Library Creates 239 Early Literacy Kits

United Way of Northwest Louisiana and Natchitoches Parish Library have teamed up to fight for early childhood literacy. On March 6, Natchitoches Parish Library focused its annual Staff Development Day around team building and a volunteer project, which was coordinated...

United Way Received Overwhelming Response From Volunteers

(Shreveport, LA) - On March 12, Louisiana's 211 network began answering calls about COVID-19.  As of March 30, Louisiana 211 has received approximately 30,000 calls for help and as many messages from individuals texting for information.  This surge in activity led to...

UNITED WAY ACTIVATES EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

(Shreveport, LA) – Prompted by the COVID-19 crisis, United Way of Northwest Louisiana has activated the United for NWLA Fund, an emergency response fund used in times of crisis.  United Way has allocated $10,000 to start this fund and address both the short and...

Louisiana 211 Statewide Network Answering Questions Related to COVID 19

(Shreveport, LA) – Louisiana’s statewide 211 network is now answering calls about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This network is best designed and staffed to handle the large volume of calls from Louisiana residents who are concerned and who have questions...

Natchitoches Parish Library Creates 239 Early Literacy Kits

United Way of Northwest Louisiana and Natchitoches Parish Library have teamed up to fight for early childhood literacy. On March 6, Natchitoches Parish Library focused its annual Staff Development Day around team building and a volunteer project, which was coordinated...

Spotlight: The Times

Each year there’s a company that strives to go above and beyond to fight for the causes that United Way stands for. This year, one of those companies was The Shreveport Times. The Shreveport Times has been a supporter of United Way for decades, but it wasn’t until...

Company Spotlight: VOA

Many people ask, “Why do non-profits give to United Way?” The answer is in our name. The non-profits who give to United Way know that when our communities are united we can build a brighter future. Volunteers of America is one of those shining non-profits that not...

Spotlight: Comcast

Comcast has supported United Way of Northwest Louisiana for decades now. When it comes to running their workplace campaign, Comcast chooses it to be a fun environment year after year. Each campaign season, a coordinating team develops a theme, plans events and engages...

Spotlight: AEP SWEPCO

AEP SWEPCO has been a longtime supporter of United Way. AEP SWEPCO has brought the United Way spirit into five parishes and 10 of their locations across northwest Louisiana. With more than 900 employees to engage, they have managed to ensure that everyone has the...