St. Landry-Evangeline United Way

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United Way to oversee FEMA food, shelter funds

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way will oversee distribution of $34,736 in federal funds made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The Phase 38 funds are to be used by eligible local service agencies to supplement and expand the capacity of existing emergency food and shelter programs in St. Landry Parish.
Funds are not to be used for creating new programs.

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United Way establishes Hurricane Laura Relief Fund

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way announces the establishment of the Hurricane Laura Relief Fund to assist evacuees who are staying in St. Landry and Evangeline parishes.
According to Ginger LeCompte, executive director of St. Landry-Evangeline United Way, the fund will target individuals and families who are temporary guests, unable to move back into their homes after Hurricane Laura.

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Donate to the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

We’re all in this together. That may be comforting, but it doesn’t change the fact that there are those among us who are in great need. When the working poor - ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constraint, Employed) is, in normal times, one emergency away from a financial crisis, we can bet that during the COVID-19 crisis, the situation is even worse.

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The family of the late Jean McManus were special guest at a milestone books given for Dolly Parton Imagination Library ceremony at the Acadian Medical Center. From left are Jimmie Francois, Brittany Aguillard, Brenda Francois, Dana Duvall, Tracy Duvall, Mary Johnson, Keith Johnson, Donna Baltakis, Ginger LeCompte and CEO of Acadian Medical Kevin Frank.

Acadian Medical, United Way mark milestone for Imagination Library

Ten years ago, Acadian Medical Center, partnered with St. Landry-Evangeline United Way to distribute Dolly Parton Imagination Library enrollment forms in the hospital’s maternity ward and waiting areas.
The effort helped establish the state’s first Dolly Parton Imagination Library provide books and information to parents of newborns.
After a decade, St. Landry-Evangeline United Way, as the Imagination Library affiliate for St. Landry and Evangeline parishes, has provided over 100,000 free and age-appropriate books to about 3,000 local children.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, in 2009 presented $20,000 and their Angel Award to the late Jean McManus,left, of Eunice, whose dedication and efforts to bring the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to the children of Eunice inspired many others to support the program. At right is former first lady Supriya Jindal.

Hospital, United Way to celebrate library

Ten years ago, Acadian Medical Center, partnered with St. Landry-Evangeline United Way to distribute Dolly Parton Imagination Library enrollment forms in the hospital’s maternity ward and waiting areas.
The effort helped establish the state’s first Dolly Parton Imagination Library provide books and information to parents of newborns.
After a decade, St. Landry-Evangeline United Way, as the Imagination Library affiliate for St. Landry and Evangeline parishes, has provided over 100,000 free and age-appropriate books to about 3,000 local children.

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Phone: 337-457-3061
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