February 02, 2021
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Charitable organizations experienced unimaginable hardships this past year. Through a community giving initiative for 2021, Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. recognizes some of these inspiring groups with a $5,000 contribution for each recipient to support the continuation of their valuable services.
The 10 charitable organizations include The Van, Arkansas Hospice Foundation, Women & Children First, Immerse Arkansas, Centers for Youth & Families Foundation, Welcome Health, Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro, LifeWorks Austin and Austin Creative Alliance.
Giving back to the community in the areas where we live and work has been a long-standing tradition for the Mitchell Williams Law Firm for more than 65 years.
About the 2021 Community Giving Initiative Recipients
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
The Van takes supplies such as food, water, clothing and hygiene products to people where they are in Arkansas. It seeks to build relationships with members of the homeless community to identify barriers to obtaining income and help Arkansans move beyond their homelessness. For more information, visit itsthevan.org.
Arkansas Hospice Foundation is composed of people who have a passion for providing comfort to individuals when they are most vulnerable. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing serious illness and loss by surrounding them with love and embracing them with the best in physical, emotional and spiritual care. For more information, visit arkansashospice.org.
Women & Children First empowers those who are victims of sexual assault or family violence, and their children, to live independently and free from violence by providing crisis intervention, safe shelter, social and legal advocacy and support services. For more information, visit wcfarkansas.org.
Immerse Arkansas was established as a response to the needs and obstacles of kids aging out of foster care. Beyond the critical role of supporting older youth, Immerse Arkansas is working to collaboratively address other system gaps until Arkansas is a great place to be a child in foster care. For more information, visit immersearkansas.org.
Centers for Youth & Families Foundation has been building healthy children, families and communities for over 130 years. The Centers provide an age-appropriate, comprehensive continuum of care for the emotional wellness of all ages. For more information, visit centersforyouthandfamilies.net.
Welcome Health provides quality medical care, dental care and support services in partnership with other community resources to low-income individuals regardless of their ability to pay. It provides opportunities for and encourages a spirit of volunteerism and service to the community. For more information, visit welcomehealthnwa.org.
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County enables single parents to attain self-sufficiency through post-secondary education. Its services include financial support, mentoring, career and personal counseling, referrals to other community services, self-improvement workshops, moral support and bolstering a sense of family. For more information, visit spsfbc.org.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives in the area. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. For more information, visit jonesborohabitat.com.
LifeWorks Austin is a fearless advocate for youth and families seeking their path to self-sufficiency. LifeWorks breaks cycles of instability by providing the support and services that youth experiencing homelessness need to thrive. For more information visit lifeworksaustin.org.
Austin Creative Alliance has nearly a century of combined professional experience in producing, presenting and performing music, dance, theatre, improv, film and visual arts. Members can schedule time with ACA staff to discuss goals and needs, connect with collaborators, learn about financial, legal and other resources or brainstorm about projects and next steps. For more information, visit austincreativealliance.org.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.