2021 Holiday Giving Guide

2021 Holiday Giving Guide

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...

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Crawford County 100 Families

For Immediate Release 100 Families Crawford County to Celebrate 1st Anniversary Event Date: October 12th - 1:00 - 2:15 First Baptist Church of Van Buren, 1121 Main Street New Office Ribbon Cutting to follow at approximately 2:30 at 808 Main Street, Van Buren Van...

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Power of the Purse October 21, 2021

Power of the Purse October 21, 2021

Join us on October 21st at The Bakery District for our 16th Annual Power of the Purse luncheon and silent auction! Our speakers this year are The Ruth Experience. To learn more about them, check out their Facebook page and on Instagram. Proceeds benefit Dolly Parton's...

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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.

Health

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.

Education

Youth and teens took part in recreational, educational, and character building activities.

Local children received quality per-school services and early learning materials.

Financial Stability

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.

Counties We Serve

Click on a section of the map or the county names to learn more about how we help our community. We serve the Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Sebastian and Sequoyah counties.