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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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City of Shreveport Launches Financial Empowerment Center

MAY 18, 2020 – The City of Shreveport, in partnership with the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced today the grand opening of Shreveport’s Financial Empowerment Center (SFEC), offering professional, one-on-one financial counseling and...

BCBS LOUISIANA FOUNDATION, CENTERPOINT ENERGY AND REGIONS BANK SUPPORTS UNITED WAY’S COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE EFFORTS

(Shreveport, LA) – In this time of global and economic crisis, United Way of Northwest Louisiana stands firm in our commitment to serving those in need. This means providing critical resources for those affected by the recent COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the needs...

2019-2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award: Malcolm Smoak

Congratulations to Malcolm Smoak, 2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award Recipient Mr. Smoak was named for his long history of service to the community and encouraging his team to give back as well.  Please read his bio below: Malcolm Smoak is President and Chief Operating...

United Way’s Spirit Week Concludes With A $100,000 Grant From AEP Foundation To Support Reading Program

(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana hosted a Virtual Spirit Week to replace their Annual Celebration of Impact, originally scheduled for April 16, 2020.  Celebration of Impact typically highlights the philanthropic involvement of local companies and...

2019-2020 Outstanding Ambassador and Nominees

The 2019-2020 Outstanding Ambassador is Brooke Farmer, Haynes International. We asked Brooke to share why she supports United Way of Northwest Louisiana. She replied... "I have been extremely fortunate in my life where I have never been in a position that has resulted...

Shreveport Financial Empowerment Center Official Launch

SHREVEPORT FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT CENTER LAUNCH After much anticipation, we are excited to announce the official launch of the new Shreveport Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) on May 18th, 2020. This new addition to United Way of Northwest Louisiana's programs and...

City of Shreveport Launches Financial Empowerment Center

MAY 18, 2020 – The City of Shreveport, in partnership with the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced today the grand opening of Shreveport’s Financial Empowerment Center (SFEC), offering professional, one-on-one financial counseling and...

BCBS LOUISIANA FOUNDATION, CENTERPOINT ENERGY AND REGIONS BANK SUPPORTS UNITED WAY’S COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE EFFORTS

(Shreveport, LA) – In this time of global and economic crisis, United Way of Northwest Louisiana stands firm in our commitment to serving those in need. This means providing critical resources for those affected by the recent COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the needs...

2019-2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award: Malcolm Smoak

Congratulations to Malcolm Smoak, 2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award Recipient Mr. Smoak was named for his long history of service to the community and encouraging his team to give back as well.  Please read his bio below: Malcolm Smoak is President and Chief Operating...

United Way’s Spirit Week Concludes With A $100,000 Grant From AEP Foundation To Support Reading Program

(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana hosted a Virtual Spirit Week to replace their Annual Celebration of Impact, originally scheduled for April 16, 2020.  Celebration of Impact typically highlights the philanthropic involvement of local companies and...

BCBS LOUISIANA FOUNDATION, CENTERPOINT ENERGY AND REGIONS BANK SUPPORTS UNITED WAY’S COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE EFFORTS

(Shreveport, LA) – In this time of global and economic crisis, United Way of Northwest Louisiana stands firm in our commitment to serving those in need. This means providing critical resources for those affected by the recent COVID-19 pandemic and addressing the needs...

2019-2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award: Malcolm Smoak

Congratulations to Malcolm Smoak, 2020 Clyde E. Fant Memorial Award Recipient Mr. Smoak was named for his long history of service to the community and encouraging his team to give back as well.  Please read his bio below: Malcolm Smoak is President and Chief Operating...

2019-2020 Celebration of Impact: Corporate PartnerS Appreciation

2019-2020 Top Corporate Partner AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER/SWEPCO AND IBEW LOCAL 329  American Electric Power/SWEPCO, IBEW Local 329 and the AEP Foundation is the 2019-2020 Top Corporate Partner. AEP SWEPCO & IBEW Local 329 help power United Way with their Live...

2019-2020 Celebration of Impact Awards: Volunteer Projects of the Year and Life of the Party Awards

Typically, we celebrates our community success at the annual Celebration of Impact. This year's event, originally scheduled on April 16 at Sam's Town Hotel and Casino, was canceled due to COVID-19. We will still honor those that made 2019 a great year for United Way! ...

2019-2020 Outstanding Ambassador and Nominees

The 2019-2020 Outstanding Ambassador is Brooke Farmer, Haynes International. We asked Brooke to share why she supports United Way of Northwest Louisiana. She replied... "I have been extremely fortunate in my life where I have never been in a position that has resulted...