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Community Service Awards Honoree Jan Alman

Community Service Awards Honoree Jan Alman
Arkansas Matters   LITTLE ROCK, AR - Helping the homeless in Arkansas's largest city has become a labor of love for a local volunteer. Jan Alman, who has been helping out at Our House for years, gets credit for a big part of its success in giving families a temporary…

Our House Wins 2015 Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Our House Wins 2015 Nonprofit Organization of the Year
Arkansas Business Our House has been recognized nationally for its work to provide homeless adults and children with housing, job training and educational opportunities. After 28 years, Our House has 76 employees and more than 3,100 volunteers. It provides housing for 110 people every night. Adults there receive help with…

Our House Named Finalist for Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Our House Named Finalist for Nonprofit Organization of the Year
The Winners of the 27th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards will be announced Thursday, February 26. City: Little Rock Category: Nonprofit Organization of the Year Year: 2015 Our House has been recognized nationally for its work to provide homeless adults and children with housing, job training and educational…

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states
USA Today Being homeless as an adult is unimaginable and even more so if children are the ones who don't have a place to call home. Many Little Rock, Arkansas families face this harsh reality daily. As a young girl growing up in Little rock, Georgia Mjartan, recognized the toll…

Our House Unveils $5 Million Youth Center

Our House Unveils $5 Million Youth Center
500 donors help pay for addition Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Cammie Bellamy Georgia Mjartan says seeing homeless children turned down for space at Our House is one of the hardest parts of her job, and something that happens several times a day. But the executive director of the homeless shelter and services…

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population
KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports KATV Channel 7 By Matt Mershon, Reporter LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – They’re neatly dressed, hair done, like any twenty-first century child they love playing on the computer.  From their appearance it would be hard to tell that Neveah Hendrix and Abigail Woodall…

It’s a Big Year for Our House’s Child Care

It’s a Big Year for Our House’s Child Care
Homeless shelter’s new center opens in June, doubling Little Learners capacity Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. See full article here. By Chelsea BoozerPhoto by Staton BreidenthalThis article was published January 2, 2014 at 4:48 a.m. “We want to send a message to parents of homeless children that you are worth investing in. You…

Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown

Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown
[Versions of this story were published by the Associated Press, ABC News, and CBS News.]   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the partial government shutdown rolls on, programs that rely on federal money are feeling the strain — and so are the people who depend on their services. For 16-year-old…

Government Shutdown Affects Arkansas

The partial shutdown of the US government has led to tens of thousands of employees being sent home, museums and national parks closing but many are now worried about the country's most vulnerable people. Veterans, children and the disabled do, in many cases, rely on federal programs that have now…