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...
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...
For Immediate Release: August 31, 2021 (Fort Smith, AR) United Way of Fort Smith Area would like to announce their inaugural; "We Remember: A 9-11 Commemoration" event sponsored by OG&E. This is a family-friendly, community event intended to honor the victims 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.