United Way of Northeast Louisiana


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United Way of Northeast Louisiana is focused on four key areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health, as well as Basic and Emergency Needs—the building blocks for a good quality of life.

In the area of Financial Stability, we are working to increase income, build savings, and gain/sustain assets.

Dollars & $ense Reality Fair is United Way of Northeast Louisiana’s interactive financial education simulation during which high school students actively learn how to make better financial decisions and gain knowledge of budgeting, saving, and banking.


During the 2015-2016 school year, 1,659 area high school students attended Dollars & $ense Reality Fairs in 11 events throughout the region. Download the 2016-2017 Dollars & $ense Schedule of Events for 2016-2017 dates.

For more information about United Way's Dollars & $ense Reality Fair, contact Community Impact Director Michelle Saucer at 318-998-9207. To volunteer now for the 2016-2017 school year, CLICK HERE or dial 2-1-1 on any land line or mobile phone, a free call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information about United Way of Northeast Louisiana's Community Impact, view or download our 2016 Community Impact Report.

United Way supports these partner agency programs related to Financial Stability:




United Way of Northeast Louisiana | HOME | CONTACT | 1201 Hudson Lane, Monroe, LA 71201 | (318) 325-3869 | 300 West Carolina Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 | (318) 232-0055