United Way Classic Postponed (Fort Smith, AR – April 17, 2020) – The United Way of Fort Smith Area announced today the postponement of the United Way Classic originally scheduled for May 4th - 9th, 2020. Eddie Lee Herndon, United Way President and CEO, advised,...
April 23rd Day of Caring – Social Distance Style. In honor of our 27th Annual Day of Caring, we ask you to join us in celebrating our volunteers! Because Day of Caring which was scheduled for April 23rd was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are going to have...
United Way of Fort Smith Area has provided change in our area since 1928. 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.
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The United Way of Fort Smith Area provides funding, advocacy, and volunteers to 32 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.