Entries by Blair

A Success Story

A lot of people have misconceptions about homelessness. Words such as “lazy” and “careless” come to mind. Many people that come through our shelter and seek out help don’t fall into these categories. Most cases of homelessness are caused by life events such as a death or medical illness. They find themselves in this situation […]

2018 Golf Tournament

Fayetteville, AR — Golfers can grab their gear and hit the course on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 for The 9th Annual Salvation Army Golf for Good Tournament, benefitting The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas. This year’s tournament will be held at Paradise Valley Golf Course, located at 3728 Old Missouri Rd, Fayetteville. Proceeds will help […]

Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 10 AM, The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas will host a ribbon-cutting for its new Client-Choice Food Pantry located in Fayetteville, AR. This new style of pantry will begin serving clients on June 1, 2018 as part of a summer initiative in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools. All are […]

Help Provide Ice

Every day of the year we serve an evening meal and recently our ice machine broke – beyond repair. This means we’re in the process of purchasing a new machine that can help people stay cool and hydrated. This ice machine is used daily for breakfast, lunches, dinner, snacks and special events and activities at […]

Volunteer

VOLUNTEER WITH US Whether you are an individual or a group, we can find the perfect spot for you to volunteer with the Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas. Find a list of opportunities here.   For questions, ideas, details and group project request, please contact our NWA Volunteer Coordinator, Jennifer Brown at 479.521.2151 ext.103 or by email: jennifer.brown@uss.salvationarmy.org

Providing Hope & Healing Through Recovery

The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas’ Rehabilitation program offers men an opportunity to rebuild, recover, and refocus their lives. By making Christ the center of their lives and everyday decisions, individuals find a path of hope and healing. After a six-month process men are prepared to reenter society free of alcohol and drug dependence. “At the age of 19 I was a […]

A Happy Heart & Home

“I am back on my feet now, February 2018” were the opening lines of a Valentine’s Day card we received at the Salvation Army offices just a few days before the holiday. Our hearts filled with joy seeing these words from a woman who spent time at the Salvation Army shelter during the summer of […]

Providing Shelter in Every Season

In times of need and cold weather, let us help. The Salvation Army of NWA has two shelters – one in Bentonville and one in Fayetteville. Our Emergency Shelters are open 365 days a year (no matter the weather) providing a place for men, women and families in the evenings. We have beds for 46 […]

Red Kettle Wrap Up

RED KETTLE WRAP UP FOR 2017 JANUARY 5, 2018 For the 2017 giving season, The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas raised $361,829 as part of its annual Red Kettle campaign. Donations collected at Kettle locations in Northwest Arkansas equaled $352,161 with an additional $9,668 coming in through online gifts for this campaign. We concluded our […]