John Olynick, Director of the St John United Way, spoke to the Rotary Club of LaPlace at the February 7, 2017, Meeting about the activityes of the United Way.  The St John United Way is one of only three United Ways in Louisiana that serve only one parish.  Last year the St John United Way raised over $1,000,000 and helped fund thirty agencies providing services to over 20,000 St John Parish citizens.  John also talked about study looking at economic need for families in St John Parish that focused on families living in poverty and families that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE).  There are about 40% of families in St John Parish which fall into either Poverty or ALICE classifications.
For further information on the St John United Way visit their website :  or their Facebook page /STJOHNUNITEDWAY