When basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter are not in place, the consequences can be severe. This is why part of United Way of Southwest
Louisiana’s mission is to ensure that the basic necessities of life are available for those in need.
Whether someone is a victim of a disaster or other type of personal crisis, the existence of supportive services helps people’s basic needs to be met. Through United Way of Southwest
Louisiana partnerships and funded programs, these services provide a crucial safety net for vulnerable populations to quickly access help and receive the support they need to have a better
quality of life, both now and in the future.
Decreasing the number of individuals dependent on assistance.