Non-profits are essential during times of crisis and disaster.  They keep every day, fundamental activities operating, many of which serve a vulnerable population. So when our community impact partners started to inquire about PPE related items, Capital Area United Way had to find that link to help them continue their services as safely as possible. Thankfully, ExxonMobil , one of our corporate partners, identified an important community need and...

Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020 Related:

Today is Administrative Professionals’ Day, and we are celebrating our Receptionist and Administrative Assistant, Rosalind Phillips, and our Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, Judy Mitchell! Both ladies together total 36 years of service to Capital Area United Way.

As the receptionist, Rosalind, or...

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Related:

Every now and then, we all need a little help; however, many times, we don’t know exactly where to turn. Many ask the question: where can I go or who can I call? Simple.


Three simple numbers that mean help for so many in our area. When people contact 211, they get caring and expert help from our trained call specialists on the other end of the line. Available 24/7, these call specialists get to the root of the caller’s anxiety...

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020 Related:

Meet Keith Toussant, Director of Analytics at Vinformatix who when not chipping away at numbers enjoys running, lifting weights, and spending time with family and friends.  Currently, he is poring over data received from 211 calls to provide real-time analytics during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted: Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Related:

This past January, Judy Mitchell, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, celebrated 25 years of service at Capital Area United Way. 

Since her first day on January 9, 1995, Judy has continued to admire the spirit of her colleagues at...

Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020 Related:

”We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill

They may be small in numbers but Nustar's impact in the community can be felt beyond St. James Parish.  Giving back not only means giving financial resources but contributing your time to your community through volunteering, both are important to Nustar.  

In St. James Parish, employees from NuStar Energy – St. James Terminal have found a way to do...

Posted: Monday, March 02, 2020 Related: