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United Way is advancing the common good by helping people stay healthy.
- Avoyelles Society for Developmentally Disabled provides a supportive environment for adults with developmental disabilities to learn appropriate work skills and to earn an income through supervised work experience.
- Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services - United Way funds provide testing for AIDS and other diseases, which are spreading in Cenla at an alarming rate.
- YWCA provides swimming classes and exercise programs for children and youth. This work is crucial in our area: Louisiana has the second highest rate of drowning deaths in the U.S. – and drowning is the #2 cause of death for children under 15.
- Our United Way provides prescription discount cards through FamilyWize. To date these cards have saved 10,163 Central Louisiana families $725,941 in prescription costs. .