The Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter (NWACS) has announced that the ownership, management and tenants at Village on the Creeks, the iconic mixed-use commercial property in Pinnacle Hills in Rogers, have joined together in a challenge grant that raised a total of $46,122 in support of the continuing mission of the Shelter to protect and support […]
A playground is a space for a kid to be a kid. A safe playground is where kids can make many happy memories. Thank you to the Lowe’s Crew for generously donating their time and energy to make our playground a much safer space for our kids. Thanks to Lowe’s in Bentonville, NuScape and IMC Outdoor […]
I always wondered what my mission in life was, then 12 years ago I found my mission and passion when I started working as a Youth Care Specialist for the NWACS. Today, I still feel the same. I am passionate about my work with the most vulnerable of children. My favorite part about my job […]
Throughout September, Kum & Go stores in Northwest Arkansas will donate $.03 to the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter and Hope Academy of Northwest Arkansas for every 20 oz. Pepsi product sold. Plus, be sure to fill your tank on September 9th when Kum & Go will also donate $.05 for every gallon of gas sold at all NWA locations!
We were so excited when Celebrate Arkansas reached out to feature our amazing volunteer, Dartt Schoonmaker, in their “Putting People First” feature. Dartt absolutely puts the needs of the children first in everything he does. Some days, you’ll see him mowing the lawn and landscaping, other days you’ll see him organizing donations in the warehouse. But his […]
Our Employee Spotlight is on Jacara Hemphill! Jacara has been part of the Shelter team for five years and currently serves as the Activities Coordinator. In that position, she plans all of the on-site and off-site activities for the children in our care. What is your favorite part about your job? “I enjoy being able […]