Together, we can
make a difference
in our community.
To improve lives and meet community needs by uniting people and resources
In carrying out our mission, we work hand in hand with our donors, partners, volunteers, and advocates to make a significant impact throughout the Lafayette-Oxford-University (LOU) community. Every contribution makes a meaningful difference as we partner together for the betterment of our community.
What We Do
We support worthwhile local programs and initiatives that make a significant impact within our four focus areas of health, education, financial stability, and basic needs.
Focus: To improve people’s health, with a goal of helping our community and its members:
Achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles
Support older adults and those diagnosed with mental illness
Focus: To help children and youth achieve their potential, with a goal of helping our community and its members:
Enter kindergarten ready to learn
Read at grade level by the fourth grade
Earn a high school or equivalent degree
Focus: To promote financial stability and independence, with a goal of helping our community and its members:
Attain family sustaining employment
Create affordable housing opportunities
Manage expenses and build savings
Focus: To meet our community’s basic needs, with a goal of ensuring our community members have:
Disaster and emergency relief services
NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT!
Every contribution to our local United Way is an investment in our community and yields incredible returns.