Giving and Volunteering this Holiday Season

As most of us look forward to the excitement of the upcoming holidays, there are members of our community who face difficult times in the coming weeks. Below we outline a few ways locals can help those less fortunate in Northwest Arkansas.

Meals on Wheels

Providing nutrition and fellowship to those in need with a focus on seniors.

Find a location near you https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/signup/find-programs

Offer to run errands for someone with difficulty getting around or at a higher risk due to COVID-19.

NWA Food Bank

Our local food bank needs both donations and volunteers this time of year!
https://www.nwafoodbank.org/

NWA Soup Kitchens

Soup kitchens primarily help those struggling through homelessness. Soup kitchens need both donations and volunteers.

Find a soup kitchen near you https://www.wheelsforwishes.org/news/find-a-local-soup-kitchen/

Donate Clothing

As the colder months approach, impoverished and homeless individuals are in need of warm clothing. There are many options for clothing donations in Northwest Arkansas.

Goodwill Donation Center

https://www.goodwillar.org/

The Salvation Army 

http://salvationarmyaok.org/nwarkansas/

Samaritan Shop

https://www.samcc.org/

NWA Women’s Shelter Thrift Store

https://www.nwawsthriftstore.org/


Link to find donation bins and centers near you

https://www.clothedonations.com/arkansas

Compassion NWA

This organization serves as a food pantry as well as a clothing donation center. 100% of the profits go directly back into the community. Compassion NWA needs donations and volunteers as the busy holiday season approaches.

United Way of NWA

Our local United Way works directly with non-profits across the region to help those in need reach their full potential in income and education. Donations to United Way of NWA will be distributed to other organizations in the area in need of funding.

https://unitedwaynwa.org/