Assistance and support services to help patients during the holidays
We want to bring hope and happiness to you and your family this season! We’ll connect you to organizations that provide food, clothes, gifts, and other resources—right here in Arkansas.
Reach out to ARJ’s Patient Engagement Team with questions.
1115 Parkway St. | Conway, Ark.
501-329-4862 or bethlehemhouse.net
Valuable support services may be available, including daily breakfast, a nightly soup kitchen, a food pantry, and other community resources. Please call 501-329-4862 or visit bethlehemhouse.net to find out more »
Bread of Life Soup Kitchen – Salvation Army
419 S. Madison Ave. | El Dorado, Ark.
870-863-4830 or salvationarmyaok.org
Free Christmas dinners, clothing, and children’s toys may be available to those who apply early. Call 870-863-4830 or visit salvationarmyaok.org to learn more »
Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA)
707 Robins St., Suite 118 | Conway, Ark.
501-329-3891 or capcainc.org
Holiday food boxes will be distributed Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. Please apply in person Monday – Wednesday starting Nov. 1 – 30. The Angel Tree Program is also available with application. Please call 501-329-3891 or visit capcainc.org for additional information on the food pantry, childcare, and other community outreach programs »
Conway Ministry Center
701 Polk St. | Conway, Ark.
501-358-6098 or conwayministrycenter.org
Holiday assistance may be available to people in central Arkansas, plus daily hot meals, and other community services. Please call 501-358-6098 or visit conwayministrycenter.org »
Delta Network Food Bank
11 Portea Drive | Pine Bluff, Ark.
870-536-2424 or arkansasdeltanetwork.com
Thanksgiving turkeys will be donated in November. Christmas food baskets will be given out Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the on-site drive-thru program. Call 870-536-2424 or visit arkansasdeltanetwork.com for additional details »
Heart of Arkansas United Way
Dial 211 or visit heartaruw.org
You can access year-round assistance, including food pantries, shelters, mental health services, employment support, childcare, and COVID-19 help. Dial 211 any time of the day or night to connect with a support representative. Visit heartaruw.org to learn about programs available to people in Arkansas »
Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock
1601 Marshall St. | Little Rock, Ark.
501-372-4388 or lrhelpinghand.com
Thanksgiving food boxes will be given to people Nov. 22 and 23, 2021. First come, first served. The Helping Hand also maintains a food pantry and thrift store. Please call 501-372-4388 or visit lrhelpinghand.com to learn more »
Little Rock Compassion Center
3618 W. Roosevelt Road | Little Rock, Ark.
501-296-9114 or lrcompassioncenter.org
Thanksgiving dinner will be served Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. The Christmas dinner celebration is Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021. Please call 501-296-9114 or visit lrcompassioncenter.org for details »
Salvation Army Centers
Christmas and Thanksgiving meals, clothing, holiday toys, and social services are available at several Salvation Army sites. Services may vary by location. Call the numbers below to learn about resources near you or visit salvationarmyaok.org »
950 Carson Cove, Suite 109 | Conway, Ark.
419 S. Madison St. | El Dorado, Ark.
219 W. 15th St. | Fayetteville, Ark.
301 N. Sixth St. | Fort Smith, Ark.
209 S. Oak St. | Jacksonville, Ark.
800 Cate Ave. | Jonesboro, Ark.
1111 W. Markham St. | Little Rock, Ark.
3618 W. Roosevelt | Little Rock, Ark.
501 E. 12th Ave. | Pine Bluff, Ark.
Sharing and Caring
303 S.W. 18th St., Suite 7 | Bentonville, Ark.
479-657-6884 or sharingandcaringkids.com
This nonprofit organization provides shoes, clothing, and children’s toys. Holiday meal boxes will be distributed Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Call 479-657-6884 or visit sharingandcaringkids.com to apply »
Toys for Tots
2614 S. Shackleford Road | Little Rock, Ark.
201-771-4323 or little-rock-ar.toysfortots.org
Several campaigns offer toys to bring joy to less fortunate children across the entire state of Arkansas. Applications will be accepted Oct. 1 – Nov. 15, 2021. Please apply online at little-rock-ar.toysfortots.org for toys in your location »
Watershed Human and Community Development Agency
3701 Springer Blvd. | Little Rock, Ark.
501-378-0176 or thewatershed1.com
This organization provides Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets through its drive-thru pick-up program. Please call 501-378-0176 for distribution dates or apply online at thewatershed1.com »