For Immediate Release February 22, 2021 100 Families, Sebastian County to Celebrate 2 Year Anniversary With an Online Event Event Date: February26, 2021 9am-10am Via Facebook Live Fort Smith, AR— February 22, 2021 — 100 Families is an initiative of the United Way of...
Join us on February 15th at noon on our Facebook event page for our 6th annual Rising in the River Valley! Due to Covid-19, this event will be virtual. Our speakers will be, Dr. Terisa Riley, Chancellor, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Penni Burns, CEO, Fort...
While 911 is the number to call for an emergency, there’s another number you should know, 211.. Every day people across Arkansas turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 211 is a free, confidential referral 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.
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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.