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Arkansas River Flood

The Arkansas River is flooding at historic levels, displacing many communities and families. you can help today.

DONATE to United Way's Flood Recovery Fund. Donations to flood relief efforts can be made by clicking here or texting ARFLOOD to 313131. 100% of your donation will go directly to flood relief efforts. 


If you would like to volunteer to assist in flood preparation or relief, contact our Volunteer Engagement Manager, Kelly Owen, at or 501.435.3196. We'll share volunteer opportunities via this page, and via email, as we learn about them. 

  • The City of North Little Rock needs volunteers to fill and distribute sandbags. Volunteers are needed in multiple locations from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Contact Kelly for more information.


  • Little Rock: Sand bags are available for Little Rock residents affected by the flooding from Little Rock Public Works Operations Division at 3313 J.E. Davis Drive between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. To call first, dial 501-918-3600.
  • North Little Rock: The city has four public sand locations with sandbags provided. If you have questions about sandbags call (501) 340-5355.
  • Maumelle: Sandbags are available for pickup at the Maumelle Animal Shelter. Call Public Works at 851-2812 for more information.

SHELTERS: For information about shelters in your area, visit the American Red Cross - Arkansas on Facebook.

FEEDING: We will update as information on feeding sites becomes available. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: As more information becomes available on the scope of the response and recovery effort, and opportunities to help, we will continue to update this page. If you have questions in the meantime, contact Lynn Pharr at or 501.435.3194.