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.
Men, women, and children experiencing homelessness 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.
We had several wonderful speakers at our Community Leadership Conference, that shared some great information.read more
Join us Friday, July 27th and Saturday, July 28th for Fill the Bus! Friday from 9am to 9 pm, and Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm. We will be " filling the bus" with school supplies for local children. The supplies collected will be given to local schools to be distributed...read more
On July 24th the United Way of Fort Smith Area, along with the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Arvest Wealth Management, and First National Bank of Fort Smith, will host the first Community Leadership Conference at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. The...read more