On Thursday, August 27th and Friday, August 28th, United Way of Northwest Arkansas hosted Campaign Kick-off events across Northwest Arkansas. The Kick-offs were held at the University of Arkansas, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and John Brown University. 155 community members attended a kick-off breakfast. We were thrilled by the turnout of people excited about our work and ready to help us build a pathway out of poverty for kids in Northwest Arkansas!

2016 Campaign Kick off


“We have a chance to impact these young people now and if we don’t they will chose something to be a part of later in their life. We want them to choose positive because they have hope.” -Congressman Steve Womack

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“It was refreshing and exciting to see members of the community connects so strongly with our children living in poverty focus while attending the kickoff events” -Ken Robertson, United Way Campaign Chair

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“These kids are a major part of our future. We are in this for the long hall” -Todd Simmons, CEO Simmons Foods

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View more pictures from the 2016 Campaign Kick Offs HERE!

For more information on hosting a workplace campaign, please contact Ashley Wardlow atawardlow@unitedwaynwa.org.