The LifeSource mission is to strengthen our community by providing customized assistance to families in need. Our approach is balanced and holistic — we offer food, clothing, adult education programs, after school and summer camp programs for children, counseling, Senior Saturday lunches, and community outreach meals. We maximize the impact of every donation, helping to strengthen families and build our community. We serve more than 55,000 individuals, children, and families in need every year.  We want to say THANK YOU to everyone who supports us. We couldn’t help so many of our neighbors without your generosity.


Barrett Baber to Perform at 2016 Gala

3078589Singer and songwriter Barrett Baber, who placed third in this season’s The Voice, will perform a concert during LifeSource’s annual gala, Hands of Compassion. The gala is scheduled for 6 p.m., April 26, at the Fayetteville Town Center on 15 W. Mountain Street in downtown Fayetteville. Tickets are available by calling 479-521-4000 or by going to

A native of Marion, Arkansas, Baber has performed in Nashville, Memphis, Fayetteville, and now, Las Vegas. He is the opening act for Rascal Flatts at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

In Fayetteville, Baber has performed at fraternity houses, public parks, and charity galas. He was chosen for a “Grammy Gig of a Lifetime” for his preview concert at the 2014 Grammy ceremony. He has lived in Fayetteville for six years, employed as a debate and forensics coach at Fayetteville High School.

“We are delighted that Barrett is willing to share his talent and his time for LifeSource,” said Jimmie Conduff, executive director. “I am certain he will make this one of our best fundraisers ever.”

The annual Hands of Compassion gala is the year’s biggest fund-raiser for LifeSource, a nonprofit charity which in 2015 helped more than 62,000 people throughout Northwest Arkansas. LifeSource offers six free programs: a food and clothing pantry, Senior Saturday luncheons, community outreach meals, counseling, adult education programs, and Kid’s Life, an after school and summer camp program.

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