Northwest Arkansas is blessed with a myriad of resourcing organizations that exist to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those hurting in our region. You can serve these Community Partners as an individual, as a family, or with your small group. Be the hands and feet of Christ within our community. Learn more by clicking on the title of the organizations below! (sorted alphabetically)
Camp War Eagle is a year round program serving students ages 7-17 and their families through education, service, character development, friendship, and FUN! They have been a key partner for Fellowship Mosaic in our community vision of living as SENT (John 17) where we live, work, and play.
The Cobblestone Farm is designed to use agriculture to help the under-resourced in our community by focusing on five strategic pillars to include: Hunger Relief, Education, Economic Development, Community and Sustainability.
Faith in Action is a volunteer-based organization providing homebound seniors with free non-medical services to help promote their independence, dignity and quality of life.
To volunteer call 479-273-3570.
The International Student Christian Association meets in their residence on campus every Tuesday evening for fellowship and worship. A meal is provided to this gathering of 30-40 international students and ISCA staff. Groups can simply drop off the food or, preferably, spend the evening with this gathering and engage with the students. Click here to go to the Take Them a Meal site to see available dates and sign up. Questions? Email Kevin Smith.
Laundry Love seeks to bring economic relief by giving the individual or family the option to redirect funds toward food, medical expenses, gas or transportation costs, as well as school supplies, and other basic, everyday necessities.
LifeSource International meets the needs of the poor and homeless in south Fayetteville. They are always in need of volunteers to support their programs. Fellowship Fayetteville regularly facilitates events to meet specific needs at their facilities. Click here for a list of ways you can engage.
Potter's House provides so much more than the thrift store on College. They seek to engage fully in the lives of underprivileged youth and families in poverty by mentoring, tutoring, and long-term, relationship based connection. If you want to make a significant impact over an extended period of time click here to contact the Potter’s House staff and begin your journey.
The purpose behind Returning Home is to meet the needs of prisoners returning to our community to equip them to break the cycle of incarceration. While physical needs are addressed, the focus of Returning Home is providing what has proven to be essential components in keeping men and women from returning to prison: spiritual connection, mentoring, counseling, education (both work-related, but equally so, life and relational skills), and community.
At Samaritan Community Center, we are called by Scriptures to care for those in need throughout our community and to share Hope in what is often a dark world. We choose to do this by providing a loving environment in which every person who enters our doors is treated with dignity and respect.
The mission/vision of the Christ-centered Samaritan Fellowship, “assisting each other in learning to live and love like Jesus”, drives everything this diverse group of believers strives to accomplish. Together with the Samaritan Community Center, they serve and share the love of God with people wherever they are along life’s journey, with the goal of helping them experience first-hand the life-changing hope in Jesus Christ.
Serve NWA exists to encourage and inspire a response of service for the benefit of the under-resourced, vulnerable, and exploited in Northwest Arkansas. They specifically serve in the areas of community, vulnerability gap and continuum of care.
Learn more of get involved by visiting their website or emailing [email protected].
Fellowship Fayetteville provides a meal for South Church which meets at LifeSource each week. Fellowship Fayetteville has committed to serve this meal the third Sunday of each month. Groups bring enough food to serve 125-150, serve the meal to the guests, interact with them during the meal and participate in the worship service. Check this link to see when opportunities are available.
Contact John Baker (facilitator) for more information: 479-236-6360, 479-283-2029 or 479-521-5337.
Souls Harbor is not only a homeless shelter that provides a bed and a meal to those in need, they are a transitional living community serving the homeless, hurting, and those striving to overcome addiction. They operate the only transitional living program for men in NWA. Residents pay nothing while enrolled in the program, stay a minimum of 90 days but may stay up to a year. At graduation, participants are equipped with a post-care plan and healthy support network to ensure the positive changes are maintained long-term.