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Our House Kicks Off Summer Program

Our House Kicks Off Summer Program
Click here to watch KARK 4's story LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Our House kicked off their summer program for homeless and community children Saturday. Roughly 126 children are enrolled in the 10-week summer program. Directors of the program say it's one of the few in the state that hosts a summer-long…

Little Rock Soirée: Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Chairs

Little Rock Soirée: Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Chairs
Click here to view Little Rock Soirée's article! By Lydia McAllister Photo by Jason Masters April 25, 2017 As the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds event draws closer, we chatted with this year’s event chairs — who just happen to be an entire family dedicated to the Our House mission.…

CEI Blog: A Success Story in Ending Child Homelessness

CEI Blog: A Success Story in Ending Child Homelessness
Click here to view Representative French Hill's article. By Representative French Hill April 5, 2017 Dear Friends, Part of what inspired me to create the Community Empowerment Initiative was the observation that longstanding federal policy toward ending poverty yielded—at best—the most marginal of improvements. Here in Washington, far too often we…

AY Mag Feature: From Our House to Yours

AY Mag Feature: From Our House to Yours
Click here to read AY Mag's article! By L. Lamor Williams Photo by Jamison Mosley March 31, 2017 Linda Fertsl is a long-time volunteer for Our House. They’re two simple little trays meant for holding deviled eggs, each with eight not-so-perfect oval indentations. Because they’re made of silver metal that…

Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit

Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit
This article was originally posted on the UK-based nonprofit Keystone Accountability's blog on January 16, 2017. Click here to read Keystone Accountability's Article By Lynn Morris Our House in Little Rock, Arkansas provides housing, children’s programs, career and homelessness-prevention services. And a master class in how to get your staff…

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Frank Fellone Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article A bunch of boys looked better Wednesday, ready for school, after barbers and barber college students gave them free haircuts. Hot dogs and kettle corn sweetened the deal. As for the Big Munchie ... more…

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year
Click here to read Southern Living's article Little Rock, AR When Georgia Mjartan was asked to take over Our House, Little Rock’s primary homeless shelter, in 2005, she walked into a flood-damaged building that was even more under water financially. Now, Mjartan had breathed new life into the organization, which…