Category: NWA Nonprofits

October 4, 2016 jamiesmith

Since October of 1928, Toastmasters International has been helping its member become effective communicators and leaders. With 15,900 clubs internationally, our organization is committed to providing a supportive and enriching environment where members can develop their communication and leadership skills.   In Washington and Benton Counties, we have 13 clubs. Below you will find their…

September 27, 2016 jamiesmith

  EPIC Compassionaries is a non-profit that provides random acts of kindness and compassion to people in need. Our primary focus is to improve the quality of life for the elderly in assisted living facilities, nursing homes and hospice, as well as adults and children with special needs. Our mission is accomplished by providing gifts…

September 20, 2016 jamiesmith

The Little Free Pantry is a grassroots project utilizing the Little Free Library concept to address hyperlocal food insecurity. Individuals or organizations duplicating the project erect small, freestanding, weatherproof structures and stock them according to the individual or organization’s unique vision and local need.

September 13, 2016 jamiesmith

  Northwest Arkansas is well known as a great place to live. A healthy economy, abundance of amenities and exceptional natural landscapes provide high quality of life for its residents. In fact, the region is experiencing rapid growth – more than 25 new residents per day move to Northwest Arkansas – and a significant amount…

September 10, 2016 Wayne

Who We Are: The former Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center, we are proud to be celebrating 30 years of providing FREE medical and dental care to low-income residents in NW Arkansas.   History and Name Change: In 1986, we started in the basement of a church in Fayetteville but soon outgrew the location. In 1987,…

September 5, 2016 jamiesmith

Building brighter futures for our community. One child at a time. Youth Bridge is a non-profit agency that serves more than 4,000 children and their families annually in a 9-county area in northern Arkansas—including Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Fulton, Madison, Marion, Newton and Washington counties.  Our services address issues such as abuse, neglect, addiction, homelessness, mental health issues…

August 30, 2016 jamiesmith

      Open Avenues has been serving people with intellectual and physical disabilities for more than 40 years. Our mission is to assist and challenge each individual we serve to reach their full potential through both employment opportunities and personal growth. We believe people who want to work – or learn to work –…

August 23, 2016 jamiesmith

Habitat for Humanity Benton County is a non-profit Christian housing organization whose goal is to eliminate poverty housing within Benton County. We are looking for people living in substandard or unsafe housing with no other way to buy their own home and ones who are also willing to help build their own home as they…

August 21, 2016 jamiesmith

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has been nurturing writers and artists in Eureka Springs since 1999. WCDH started out as the second bed & breakfast to open its doors in Arkansas, a project of love by cookbook author Crescent Dragonwagon and her late husband, Ned Shank, a preservationist and writer himself. During its 18…

July 22, 2016 jamiesmith No comments exist

The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas, Inc. (SPSF NWA) works to help single parent families become financially stable and independent. We do this by providing direct financial assistance to low-income single parents. Parents who are pursuing a career-related course of study in order to gain employment with family sustaining wages. Who we serve…