www.unitedwayswla.org - Community News http://www.unitedwayswla.org/ United Way of SWLA Accepting Applications for Summer of Service Youth Program http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/76/United-Way-of-SWLA-Accepting-Applications-for-Summer-of-Service-Youth-Program United Way of Southwest Louisiana is kicking off a new youth volunteer program to encourage philanthropy through volunteering. It fits perfectly with UWSWLA’s goal of stopping the summer… Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:31:00 -0600 UWSWLA Volunteers Prepare 5,000 Weekend Food Packs for At-Risk Youth http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/74/UWSWLA-Volunteers-Prepare-5-000-Weekend-Food-Packs-for-At-Risk-Youth United Way of Southwest Louisiana’s Day of Caring met the goal of making 5,000 Weekend Food Packs for at-risk youth in Calcasieu Parish. This marks the fifth year of the project which ha… Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:58:00 -0600 United Way of SWLA Accepting Applications for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/71/United-Way-of-SWLA-Accepting-Applications-for-Emergency-Food-and-Shelter-Programs United Way of Southwest Louisiana has been chosen by the national Emergency Food & Shelter FEMA Board as the fiscal agent to disperse $88,035 to local emergency food and/or shelter program… Wed, 09 May 2018 10:05:00 -0600 2017-2018 United Way of SWLA Grant Awards Announced http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/66/2017-2018-United-Way-of-SWLA-Grant-Awards-Announced Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:22:00 -0600 United Way of Southwest Louisiana's Focus on Education http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/33/United-Way-of-Southwest-Louisianas-Focus-on-Education Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Volunteering as a Family Has Numerous Benefits http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/31/Volunteering-as-a-Family-Has-Numerous-Benefits By Warren Arceneaux / American Press Families working together on community service projects can make a big impact on both fellow residents of the area, but the participating children as well.… Sat, 28 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0600 United Way Announces Funding Reform, 2013-2014 Fund Appropriations http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/32/United-Way-Announces-Funding-Reform-2013-2014-Fund-Appropriations Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:12:00 -0600 Familywize Partnership Helps Save Local Residents $877,795 in Healthcare Costs http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/30/Familywize-Partnership-Helps-Save-Local-Residents-S877-795-in-Healthcare-Costs Savings from Free Prescription Discount Card Goes Way Beyond Cost of Drugs Every dollar patients spend on prescription drugs to treat heart disease and diabetes saves them $3 to $10 on other… Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0700 Imagination Library Program Kick-Off is a Huge Success http://www.unitedwayswla.org/Post-3/29/Imagination-Library-Program-Kick-Off-is-a-Huge-Success Westlake parents of young children didn't let inclement weather stop them from joining Sasol North America and United Way of Southwest Louisiana in kicking off the Dolly Parton Imagination Lib… Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0700