Day of Caring 2019

Day of Caring! April 25th!
Follow the registration link below.
Click on each city name to see available projects!
Register by March 15 in order to receive a free t-shirt.


Live United


Live United


Live United


Live United

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.

Our United Impact

100% of your donation goes to Local programs

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.

Financial Stability

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.

Counties We Serve

Click on a section of the map or the county names to learn more about how we help our community. We serve the Crawford, Franklin, LeFlore, Logan, Sebastian and Sequoyah counties.

Services Offered to Government Employees During Shutdown

We are getting inquiries from people being impacted by the government shutdown. We are compiling a list of services offered. If you know of any other that we can share please let us know.   Arkansas Center for Legal Services They offer any legal services...

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Rising in the River Valley

Join us on the beautiful campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith on February 14th for Rising in the River Valley. We are partnering with the University and the Fort Smith Crisis Intervention Center to bring awareness to the services available for...

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Text to Give

United Way of Fort Smith Area now offers text to give options. By simply texting unitedway18 to 41444, you can make an instant donation. Through your donations, United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided assistance to individuals and families in our area since 1928....

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