Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I invest in United Way of Fort Smith Area?
Why am I asked to give to United Way in my workplace?
Why should I give to United Way in addition to my other charities?
Why should I give to United Way instead of a direct service agency?
Who decides how much money goes to each program or service?
What does United Way do with my donation?
100% of donations collected during our annual campaign are invested back into the local community. None or your donations go to pay overhead for our Service Center or staff salaries. United Way can be this efficient because volunteer support keeps costs to a minimum. Annual campaign contributions are distributed each year through a vigorous allocation process. United Way’s mission is is to improve lives by connecting people and resources in our six-county area. We’re focused on critical issues like health, education and financial stability.