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Volunteer at United Way "Dollars & $ense Reality Fair"

Dir. of Marketing & Communications
United Way of Northeast Louisiana

United Way of Northeast Louisiana currently has volunteer opportunities available for those interested in helping Bastrop High School students learn money management at the Dollars & $ense Reality Fair, a financial education simulation during which high school students actively learn how to make better financial decisions and gain knowledge of budgeting, saving, and spending. This free, enriching simulation will be held at Bastrop High School (402 Highland Avenue, Bastrop, LA 71220) on Tuesday, October 30, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Volunteering for the Dollars & $ense Reality Fair requires up to three hours of a volunteer's time. Training and all information and materials needed to participate in the Dollars & $ense Reality Fair will be provided on location immediately before the simulation. Registered volunteers are asked to arrive at Bastrop High School before 8:00 a.m. 
All volunteers must register in advance to participate in the Dollars & $ense Reality Fair. To register as a volunteer or to learn more:


  • CALL United Way 2-1-1 on any landline or mobile phone, a free call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


  • TEXT United Way 2-1-1 by texting your ZIP CODE to 898-211, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.


  • STOP BY United Way's offices in Monroe (1201 Hudson Lane) or Ruston (939 North Trenton Street), 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m - 5:00 pm., Monday-Friday


 United Way of Northeast Louisiana fights for the Education, Financial Stability, and Health of every person in our community. For more information, or to see our work in action, visit