We Are Women United

United Way of Acadiana unites a diverse global community of over 70,000 women dedicated to creating opportunities for all. We focus on fostering a Healthy Community, Youth Opportunities, Financial Security, and Community Resiliency.

Women United serves as a pivotal alliance, actively championing women’s organizations in Acadiana. Together, we tackle community issues, advocate for women’s engagement, and empower members to drive coordination, promotion, and advocacy efforts, uniting for positive change.

Each Level Has The Opportunity To

  • Work with a community of like-minded women.
  • Empowerment in the community.
  • Volunteer within the community alongside others looking to create change.
  • Learn more about critical issues impacting the community and advocate together.

Join us!

Join a global movement that drives community change locally. Network with women who have a passion for the community. Develop your personal and professional skills. Invest in real solutions to positively impact local women and children. Participate in volunteer projects that make a meaningful difference in our community. Advocate for our community members.

Get Involved Today!

    Pay now or pay later! Fill out the sign-up form to let us know if you are donating today or want to utilize our pay later system. Women United offers a pathway to membership and immediate access to Women United benefits through pledging. In this program, you will reach your membership gift in four installment payments. When filling out the form, indicate which option works best for you! We’ll take care of the rest! For more information, please contact womenunited@unitedwayofacadiana.org.

    We Ignite Change

    You will be part of a community of like-minded women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas, and unique strengths to the mission of building stronger communities. Volunteer within your community alongside others looking to create change. Network and collaborate with key business and community leaders at exclusive events. Learn more about critical issues impacting our community.

    Our Impact

    Women United has the potential to create a transformative impact on ALICE households, focusing on four priority areas: Healthy Community, Youth Opportunities, Financial Security, and Community Resiliency. By providing support, resources, and advocacy in these vital domains, Women United aims to empower ALICE families, helping them achieve greater financial stability, improved access to quality healthcare, and enhanced educational opportunities. Through our collective efforts, we strive to uplift and strengthen these households, ensuring they can build brighter, more secure futures for themselves and their communities.

    What’s In It For You?

    Community Support

    Work with a community of like-minded women.


    Volunteer within the community alongside others looking to create change.

    Community Change

    Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges that our community faces and together advocate for change.

    Collective Voice

    Your voice, combined with others in a group, amplifies the power to drive lasting change within our community.

    Our Principals

    Collaborative Unity

    Women United values collaboration, recognizing that our collective efforts are more powerful than individual actions. We work together to create positive change in our communities.

    Equity and Inclusion

    We are dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion, ensuring that all voices are heard, and all needs are addressed, regardless of background or circumstance.

    Community-Centered Solutions

    Our focus is on solutions that directly benefit our local communities. We prioritize initiatives that address specific needs and make a meaningful difference.

    Empowerment Through Education

    We believe in the transformative power of education, empowering individuals and families to make informed choices and improve their circumstances.

    Responsive and Adaptable

    Women United is agile and responsive to the changing needs of our communities. We adapt our strategies and approaches to best serve those we aim to support.