Community and giving back are at the core of all we do at Little Rock Soirée, but they take center stage each October with our annual Philanthropy Issue

Here's what you'll find on our pages this month:

A Festival of Trees for an Evergreen Need // CARTI Tux 'n' Trees co-chairs Nicole Matsoukas and Terry Vick are ready to ante up to support cancer research and treatment in Arkansas. Read it here.

En Avant: What's Ahead for Ballet Arkansas // The troupe continues to move the state and the arts scene forward with clear-minded leadership, a host of new faces and sky-high ambitions. Read it here.

A Guide to Nonprofit Young Professionals Groups in Little Rock // The "next generation" of philanthropic leaders is already taking the reins of much of the central Arkansas nonprofit scene. Find one that fits you here. Read it here.

Lighting the Way for the Historic Arkansas Museum // Director Stephanie Haught Wade reflects on carrying the torch for the state's storied past. Read it here.

Full House: Blue Jeans & Bubbles Cranks Up the Nostalgia for RMHCA // Cat Sims and Lavonne Wood are raising a glass '90s style to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas' popular outdoor event. Read it here.

Arkansas Giving Guide 2022/2023 // Every season is for giving, but as many plan philanthropic contributions for the coming months, here are 57 nonprofit organizations to consider, each supporting the needs of our neighbors. Read it here.

The October Edit: Anatomy of a Giving Guide // A quick how-to for using our annual Giving Guide to make informed decisions about which organizations to support and what they need most. Read it here.

Nonprofit News: October Edition // New digs, big gifts and more of the news worth noting in local nonprofits. Read it here.

Artist Spotlight: Tim Jacob // Meet the central Arkansas painter who uses his own specialized technique to capture local cityscapes, scenes of the Delta and rainy nighttime streets. Read it here.

Day in Little Rock: A Morning of Zen // Brigette Coleman-Williams finds unexpected serenity in the William Kirsch Preserve of Ranch North Woods. Read it here.

Now sit back, grab your coziest beverage of choice and explore the October issue of Little Rock Soirée.