humble beginnings

Our History

For more than 72 years, United Way of Acadiana has been operating in the region to strengthen our community by lifting our local nonprofit groups and providing disaster relief services. Today, the United Way of Acadiana is a team of community-based problem solvers who are focused on positively impacting the growth and well-being of our community and neighbors.

United Way of Acadiana serves as a conduit for local nonprofits while connecting clients to services, providing access to funding, providing support services, and accessing resources.

The focus is always on community collaboration as the United Way of Acadiana pursues its mission to unite people and organizations with the passion, expertise, and resources to create more opportunities for a better life. United Way of Acadiana is proud to be one of the nearly 1,800 United Ways in 41 countries and territories.