Poverty is a growing issue in our region and it is a problem kids pack with them at home and bring with them to school. However, the United Way of Northwest Arkansas is dedicated to helping children find a path out of poverty.
It is the diagnosis no one wants to hear. You have cancer. Though those three words may be scary, there is a local nonprofit group connecting patients with a fighting chance at living their lives for many years to come.
Drug addiction often leaves its victims feeling lost and without a way to rejoin society in a productive way. However Souls Harbor of Northwest Arkansas provides a transitional community for men in recovery that offers guidance and grace.
The struggles people encounter can be overwhelming, but there is help available. The Samaritan Community Center offers a program which provides on site social workers and counselors to assist those in need.
Love and relationships can be difficult, and not every romantic connection works out. When children are involved things can get even more complicated, but there is a place that can help remove the worry and angst parents experience with supervised visitations.
The Scott Family Amazeum offers a hands-on experience based in the arts and sciences. The interactive museum for children and families now has new exhibits to bring out kids, as well as the inner child of adults.
More than 70,000 people in our area face hunger every day, and that need is increasing. the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is offering a way in which you can help in its mission to nourish our communities, simply by having a good time yourself.