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Fort Smith, AR, 72901

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2024 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring United Way of Fort Smith Area events can provide a variety of benefits for businesses and organizations. First and foremost, it allows companies to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the local community and improving the lives of those around them. By aligning their brand with a respected and well-established organization like United Way, businesses can enhance their reputation and build trust with customers and stakeholders. See More



Save the Date for 2024 Events

Community Impact and Investment Celebration – March 28th

Raise Your Voice Rally – April 2nd

Day of Caring – April 18th

United Way Classic – May 6th-11th

Touch  A Truck – Panama – June 4th

Touch A Truck –  Van Buren -June 18th

Fill the Bus – July 26th – 27th

Power of the Purse – October Date TBD

United Way of Fort Smith Area Touch A Truck 2024

Police cars, Fire Trucks, 18-wheelers, and even a helicopter are some of what will be waiting for you at United Way of Fort Smith Area’s Touch–A–Truck event! This FREE health and wellness event will be held on June 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Van Buren High School. From 9 am to 10 am will be a sensory-sensitive hour. 

This event offers a unique opportunity to explore and interact with a variety of vehicles and is a perfect outing for kids and adults alike. So, don’t miss out on the fun! Other activities include information booths and a free lunch provided by Arvest Bank. Follow us on Facebook at United Way of Fort Smith for event updates.

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Fill the Bus Volunteer Registration

Fill the Bus Volunteer Registration

Volunteers needed for Fill the Bus! Join the United Way of Fort Smith Area for their annual Fill the Bus school supply drive, a heartwarming initiative to ensure every child starts the school year equipped for success. Held at every Walmart store across the six-county...

Touch A Truck 2024

Touch A Truck 2024 The United Way of Fort Smith Area is thrilled to announce the expansion of its highly popular Touch A Truck event, now featuring two exciting locations! This beloved free safety and wellness event, which offers children and families the unique...

Raise Your Voice Rally

We invite you to join us for the Raise Your Voice Rally on April 2nd at 11:45 am in the Reynolds Room on the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. This event will provide information on resources available for those who are victims of or those who want to...

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
July 26, 2024 - July 27, 2024
All Day
2024 Fill the Bus

SingleCare Prescription Discount Program

Everyone in the community can use the SingleCare prescription drug discount cards for prescription medicine. Not just people with no insurance. There are no usage, age, or income limits.

Healthcare coverage is one of the top concerns for people in our community.  United Way of Fort Smith Area is committed to helping increase access to affordable health care and getting everyone the medicine they need.  Many people who live and work in our community struggle to pay their bills and have to choose between getting the medicine they need and paying for food, rent, or utilities.

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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