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United Way COVID-19 Response

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United Way is committed to uniting those who need help with those who can help. We are thankful for our partners at Wells Fargo for sharing that commitment and generously giving to COVID-19 response. You can join us. 100% of your gift to the COVID-19 fund will help nonprofit organizations in our community respond to this crisis.

We're also in touch daily with our partners who are on the front lines of serving our community. Below, you'll find the most recent needs of our partners. If you have any questions or are available to meet the needs of our partners, please contact Lynn Pharr at Please note United Way staff are available for no-contact donation pick ups. 


AEDD/Community Life Services
Toiletry items

Arkansas Foodbank
Funds to buy bulk foods
Nonperishable food items

Arkansas Women's Outreach
Feminine hygiene products, specifically tampons, for Period Pack distribution to girls at school food distributions sites and sites serving low-income and homeless individuals and families

Blood Institute - Arkansas
Blood donations (visit

Centers for Youth and Families
Recreational Supplies: books and movies for ages 5-18
Arts and Crafts supplies
Duffle bags
Comforters for twin-sized beds
Face masks from people who can sew them

Community Family Enrichment Center (Arkadelphia)
Personal hygiene products for families
Pantry staple items for food distrubition

Family Promise of Pulaski County
Sponsors for community handwashing stations in Little Rock and North Little Rock, at $200/month
Financial contributions to prevention and diversion programs, to help individuals who may face evictions due to the inability to pay utilities and rent
Volunteers to serve on Board of Directors or Resource Development Committee
Americorp VISTA volunteers: four positions available

Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock
Peanut butter

Open Arms Shelter
Hand sanitizer
Toilet paper
Disinfectant wipes
Activities and ideas to keep 20 teenagers from getting bored!

Our House
Baby Wipes
Baby Food
Bottled Water
Baby Wipes
Clorox Wipes
Large trash bags
Rubber gloves
Bedding for cots
Chest freezers, 110V (can be donated or loaned, but needed on-site)
Digital thermometers
Hand sanitizer
Chrome book-style computers 

Saline County Safe Haven
Urgent Needs:
Anti-bacterial wipes
Paper towels
Toilet paper
Laundry detergent
Nonperishable foods
Other needs:
Diapers (all sizes)
Cleaning supplies
Body wash or soap
Disposable razors
Bath towels
Twin sheet sets
Women's socks/undergarments
Children's socks/undergarments

The Salvation Army
Clam shell to-go food containers for community feeding
Sheets and pillows
N95 masks for staff and clients
Hand sanitizer - large and small bottles
Food pantry items
Funds for rent and utility assistance
Volunteers for take-out breakfast for people experiencing homelessness

Wade Knox Children's Advocacy Center
Surgical masks