United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability, and essential needs of every person in our community.
We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential.
OUR COMMITTMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:
We recognize that in order to achieve our mission, we must continuously strive to be relevant and responsive to our community as a whole. As the diversity in our community grows, we must be increasingly intentional about aligning our practices and policies. United Way of Northwest Louisiana understands diversity to include all human characteristics that make us unique as individuals. It includes everyone and excludes no one. Inclusion is our strategy to leverage the diversity of our community.
Service and Community Focus:
We foster and encourage the active involvement of individuals, groups, organizations, corporations and labor in our work of serving the community with high-quality, high-value, and relevant human services.
Integrity and Respect:
We are honest, ethical and transparent as we serve. We are caretakers of individual worth, self-respect and our donors’ resources.
Code of Ethics
Donor Bill of Rights
Collaboration: We work together productively as an organization and with our partners. We act in ways that respect the dignity, uniqueness and intrinsic worth of every person.
Accountability and Professionalism: We take responsibility for commitments and delivering professional, high-quality, and relevant results.
Innovation and Excellence: We seek innovative ways to meet our mission through the creativity and excellence of our staff, volunteers, and community.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Winnfield Funeral Homes
Immediate Past Chair
Vice-Chair – Operational Excellence
Vice-Chair – Resource Development
L&R Human Resource Consulting, LLC
Dr. Rodney Ellis
Vice-Chair - Strategic Planning
Southern University at Shreveport
Vice-Chair - Community Impact
Shreve Memorial Library
LaToria "Tori" Thomas
President and CEO, Board Secretary
United Way of Northwest Louisiana
Shreveport Fire Department
Always Best Care
MD, MS, MBA, Humana Pharmacy Appeals
Ochsner Health System
Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino
Coca-Cola Bottling Company United
Regions Bank – Minden
City of Bossier
John David Person
Gibsland Bank & Trust
Ron Christopher Stamps, LLC, Caddo Parish, & the City of Shreveport
Regions Bank – Shreveport
JP Morgan Chase