USA Truck has a history of helping out with hurricane relief. Once again they are stepping up and partnering with us in relief efforts for individuals and families in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. They will be setting up a collection site for donations and will...
Strategic Realty/United Way of Fort Smith Area Break Ground on the Crawford County office for United Way of Fort Smith Area in Historic downtown Van Buren Fort Smith, AR – August 18, 2020 – The Van Buren Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ceremony to welcome the...
Considering a delay and restrictions, officials with the United Way Charity Golf Classic presented by Cherokee Casino and Hotel Roland still claimed it a success. See More
United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided change in our area since 1928. We mobilize our community in ways that no single agency, individual, or government can to enhance the ability of people to care for one another. United Way addresses the needs important to people who live and work in Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Sebastian and Sequoyah counties.
Our United Impact
100% of your donation goes to Local programs
The United Way of Fort Smith Area provides funding, advocacy, and volunteers to 32 Partner Agencies in Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, and Logan counties in Arkansas and Sequoyah and LeFlore counties in Oklahoma. Every year, over 700,000 individual services are provided to citizens of all ages in this community.
Local school children received nutritional meals and snacks on weekends.
Men, women, and children received services and entered counseling to help them cope with crisis, abuse, and addiction.
Youth and teens took part in recreational, educational, and character building activities.
Local children received quality per-school services and early learning materials.
Men, women, and children experiencing homelessness and instability were provided safe shelter and basic needs.
Adults returned to school, attended literacy programs, and were provided job training to help become prepared for society and the workforce.