The United Way of Fort Smith Area at Work in Crawford County
Individual services offered to Crawford County residents.
Dollars invested in the Crawford County community.
Meals served to Crawford County residents through food programs funded by United Way dollars.
Men, women and children received services and entered counseling to help them cope with tragedy, crisis and addiction.
Children between the ages of 3 and 18 took part in recreational, leadership and character building activities.
Single parents residing in Crawford County were awarded scholarships to return to school to help them better their families and the community.
Children under the age of 5 received free, age-appropriate books to help them become school ready.
Did you know?
- 30% of households with children in Arkansas struggle to afford enough food to lead healthy, active lives.
- 1 in 3 females and 1 in 4 males will experience rape, physical violence and/or stalking in their lifetime.
- Doing something productive outside the classroom, whether physical, mental or creative, is crucial to finding meaning in our lives and gaining self esteem.
- College graduates earn up to 55% more than high school graduates.
Partner Agencies Providing Services to Crawford County Residents
- Abilities Unlimited
- Arc for the River Valley
- Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship
- Boys and Girls Club of the Alma Area
- Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren
- Boy Scouts
- Center for Arkansas Legal Services
- Community Dental Clinic
- Community Services Clearinghouse
- Crisis Intervention Center
- Fort Smith Boys and Girls Club
- Fountain of Youth Adult Day Center
- Girls Inc.
- Girl Scouts
- Girls Shelter
- Harbor Gateway Recovery Centers
- Lincoln Childcare Center
- Literacy Council of Western Arkansas
- Ozark Area Youth Organization
- Project Compassion
- River Valley Regional Food Bank
- Salvation Army
- Stepping Stone
Community Initiatives in Crawford County
- Day of Caring
- Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
- Fill the Bus
- Rising in the River Valley
- Step Up, Speak Out
- Touch A Truck