FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UNITED WAY OF FORT SMITH AREA TOUCH A TRUCK POSTPONED (Fort Smith, AR – June 11, 2019) Due to the record breaking flooding in our six-county area, United Way of Fort Smith Area has made the decision to postpone its annual Touch A Truck...read more
If you are looking for ways to help our neighbors that have suffered great loss due to flooding we are accepting donations at the Donation Hub. The Hub is located in the old Sears store inside Central Mall. The address is 5111 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR....read more
A large part of our six-county coverage area is being affected by disastrous flooding — and donations are being sought to aid in the relief effort. In response to requests, the United Way of Fort Smith Area is coordinating a text to give effort for those that want to...read more
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
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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.