United Way of Fort Smith Area is the local affiliate for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Through this program, we mail free, high-quality books to children from birth until they turn five years old, no matter their family’s income. They receive a book each month....
Thank you so much to everyone that supported our event. You put books in the hands of children!!! Congratulations to the winners! Prize #1 Susan Grobmyer Prize #2 Christina Rodriguez Prize #3 Shanti Camp Prize #4 Snoober Canterbury Newton's Jewelry Dr. Sandy Johnson...
As we all prepare for a wonderful holiday season with our friends and families, there are many in our community that are in need. Our partner agencies work diligently day in and day out to help so many in the areas of health, education, financial stability, and...
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.