2015 Holiday Wish List

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

The holidays are a difficult time for the children and youth in our care. Many are not able to return home to their families or a home environment during the holiday season. With your help, Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter’s staff and volunteers can provide a warm and happy holiday season.

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Current Needs (November 2015)

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The mission of Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter is to provide a safe haven, high-quality care and hope for the future to children who have been abandoned, abused or neglected. Your in-kind donations are a valuable resource that helps reduce our daily operating costs and supplies much-needed items and activities for the children we serve. Here’s what we currently need most:

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6th annual Kick the Competition Kickball Tournament — Oct. 2

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Enjoy a day of competitive camaraderie and help abused and neglected kids at the 6th Annual Kick the Competition Kickball Tournament, proudly presented by PepsiCo. 100% of proceeds go to NWA Children’s Shelter.

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Marketing Director stepping up to lead NWA Children’s Shelter

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter looked far and wide for the right person to succeed retiring Executive Director Steve Schotta, but in the end, its Board of Directors found its choice just around the corner from Schotta’s office – in Director of Marketing Greg Russell.

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Walmart grant funds trauma-informed care training

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter is teaching its employees some innovative techniques to deliver trauma-informed care to the abused and neglected children in its care, thanks to a recent $51,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation.

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To report child abuse or neglect please call 1800-482-5964