For Immediate Release – Free Hand Sanitizer Giveaway (Fort Smith, AR – June 10, 2020) United Way of Fort Smith Area in partnership with Pernod Ricard will be giving away 6000, 8 ounce bottles of hand sanitizer to the public on Thursday, June 11th from 9am to 1pm at...
For Immediate Release… May 18, 2020 United Way of Fort Smith Area Announces Recipients Of Blue and You Grant Funds Fort Smith, AR — May 18, 2020 — Recently United Way of Fort Smith Area was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier...
For Immediate Release: United Way Partner Agencies in Action Feeding Children (Fort Smith, AR- May 7, 2020) United Way of Fort Smith Area, in partnership with their community partner...
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.