For Immediate Release…. Fort Smith, Arkansas (March 27, 2020) …United Way of Fort Smith Area Launches COVID 19 Community Response Fund for River Valley The United Way of Fort Smith Area has launched a COVID 19 Response Fund to provide micro-grants directly to area...
For Immediate Release… (Fort Smith, Arkansas) March 25, 2020…United Way of Fort Smith Area is Seeking Volunteers with Medical Background The United Way of Fort Smith Area has an immediate need for specialized volunteers with a medical background. As we prepare to...
For Immediate Release… (March 18, 2020) Fort Smith, Arkansas…The United Way of Fort Smith Area Goes Live With 2-1-1. The United Way of Fort Smith Area in partnership with the United Way of Northwest Arkansas, has implemented a 2-1-1 call center for Sebastian,...
United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided change in our area. 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 34 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.