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
Dr. Jerome Cox
Miles Stones Counseling Service
Cross Keys Bank
Vice Chair of Operational Excellence
Heard McElroy & Vestal
Vice Chair of Community Impact
Vice Chair of Resource Development
Carr Riggs and Ingram
Immediate Past Chair
Red River Bank
Dr. Bruce Willson, Jr.
Merritt B. Chastain
Dr. Larry Clark
Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Rep. Kenny Cox
Louisiana House of Representatives
Westwood Elementary School
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City Chamber of Commerce
May Core Real Estate
Brookshire’s Food Stores
Hunt Guillot & Associates
Southern University at Shreveport
State Farm, Sabine Parish
BRUCE WILLSON, JR., CFRE
President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
JENNIFER MARTIN, CFRE
Vice President of Resource Development
Information Systems Manager
Corporate Relations Manager
Financial Stability Program Director
Donor Relations Coordinator
Executive Administrative Assistant
Community Engagement Coordinator