United Way of Northwest Louisiana’s staff is working alongside our partners to assess the greatest needs in the wake of Hurricane Ida.
Want to Help?
STAY UPDATED & SHARE – Sign up for our emails at the bottom of this page, follow us on social media, and check our Get Involved page. Please share our posts to help keep our community informed.
DONATE – Monetary donations can be designated to our United for NWLA Emergency Assistance Fund, and will be used to assist those affected by recent natural disasters.
IN-KIND DONATIONS ARE NO LONGER NEEDED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. – At this time, evacuees are returning home and the shelters are overwhelmed with donations. Local shelters and United Way are focused on transporting excess donations to Southeast Louisiana. Thank you to our community for stepping up and helping care for Hurricane Ida evacuees while they were recovering in our area. We are so grateful!
DAY OF SERVICE
UPCOMING DATES FOR NONPROFITS
Bossier Day of Service | October 23, 2021
Nonprofit Submission Form Due: September 17
All Teams Paired: October 8
Team Captain Meeting: October 20
Caddo Day of Service | November 6, 2021
Nonprofit Submission Form: September 14 – 27
All Teams Paired: October 21
Team Captain Meeting: November 4
News & Updates
(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana (UWNWLA) partnered with Bossier Parish Schools for the annual Fill the Bus initiative and held school supply collection drives at BOM Bank, Bossier Parish Libraries, and Chase Bank locations throughout August....
(Shreveport, LA)- LaToria “Tori” W. Thomas, United Way of Northwest Louisiana’s (UWNWLA) Vice President of Community Investments & Operations, has been selected to participate in United Way Worldwide’s LEAD Program. This leadership program is designed to provide...
UNITED WAY PARTNERS WITH LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT AND OCHSNER LSU HEALTH SHREVEPORT TO COLLECT DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE IDA EVACUEES
(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana (UWNWLA), LSU Health Shreveport, and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport held a collection drive for Hurricane Ida evacuees last week resulting in over a dozen boxes of the most urgently needed items. Items collected were...
(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana (UWNWLA) received $3,000 from Zion Baptist Church to provide disaster relief to those affected by Hurricane Ida. The contribution will be allocated to the United for NWLA Fund, UWNWLA’s emergency response fund for...
(Shreveport, LA) – Shreve Memorial Library has partnered with United Way of Northwest Louisiana (UWNWLA) to hold collection drives at each of their Shreveport City branches for Hurricane Ida evacuees. See below for a list of the urgent items being collected and...
(Shreveport, LA) – United Way of Northwest Louisiana's (UWNWLA) Centennial Celebration raised more than $30,000 to kick off its next 100 years of providing essential programs and services to Northwest Louisiana. UWNWLA celebrated its 100-year anniversary by...
United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability, and essential needs of every person in our community.