120 North 13th Street
Fort Smith, AR, 72901


Working For Every Person in Every Community

What We’re Fighting For

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.

Our United Impact

100% of Your Donation Goes to Local Programs

The United Way of Fort Smith Area provides funding, advocacy, and volunteers to 31 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.

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2022 Holiday Giving Guide

2022 Holiday Giving Guide

As we all prepare for a wonderful holiday season with our friends and families, there are many in our community that is in need. Our partner agencies work diligently day in and day out to help so many in the areas of health, education, and financial stability. You may...

2022 Power of the Purse

2022 Power of the Purse

You are invited to attend United Way of Fort Smith Area's 17th Annual Power of the Purse. October 19th, 2022 - Community Bible Church, 9201 Dallas St, Fort Smith, AR Featuring Speaker - Jaime Gordon, AKA The Unstuckologist. Tickets are $40. Contact Angie Ruth at...

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