VOLUNTEERISM

The United Way of NWA couldn't function without the time and resources of our valuable volunteers! Let us know what volunteer opportunities you're interested in and we'll get you more information.

Live United Day

April 28th 2017

Live United Day is one of the largest one-day volunteer efforts of the year. Northwest Arkansas unites to serve Benton, Madison and Washington counties in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri. Local volunteers are paired with non-profits to complete much needed projects. For your business or organization, Live United Day provides a simple, effective and highly visible way to demonstrate strong corporate citizenship, community leadership and a culture of philanthropy. It also provides great team-building opportunities for employee groups collaborate for a great cause outside the office.

Fill The Bus

August 4th & 5th 2017

United Way staff and volunteers spend shifts of 2 hours throughout the weekend filling the bus with school supplies at all the Walmart Supercenters in Benton, Madison, and Washington counties in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri. Through their efforts and the generous hearts of the NWA community,  over 110,000 school supplies for kids in need annually.

Gift In Kind Warehouse

(Year-round) 

United Way of Northwest Arkansas’ Warehouse connects millions of dollars of donated product to local non-profit agencies and regional food banks. Individually or as a group, you can spend a morning or afternoon volunteering in the UWNWA warehouse prepping these donating products!

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program

(November Training, Participate January-April)

The program utilizes the power of local volunteers to serve as Tax Preparers and other key positions to help individuals and families receive a “tax time boost” to help build stronger financial lives. No previous experience is required.The hours are flexible. Volunteers are asked to serve an average of four hours per week from January 23rd through the tax deadline, which is April 17, 2017.

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