A music album produced last fall featuring the music of local bands/musicians raised $9,000 to help area homeless students. The album, "Sounds Made in Mountains Vol. 2," is the second of its nature funded by First Security Bank.
According to the 2013 Northwest Arkansas Point-in-Time Homeless Census conducted by the Communities and Family Institute at the University of Arkansas, there are an estimated 2,249 homeless individuals in Northwest Arkansas. More than half of the area’s homeless population was enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade.