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Arkansas’ Report Card Fails Homeless Children

Arkansas’ Report Card Fails Homeless Children
KATV Channel 7 Arkansas ranked 3rd in the country for the worst amount of children who are homeless, that's according to America's Youngest Outcasts of 2010. The documents ranked the states from best to worst and Arkansas came in at 48 above Mississippi (49) and Alabama (50).  It considered homelessness, child well-being,…

‘Light Up the Night’ 5K to Benefit Our House

Inviting Arkansas In memory of her father, Jennings Osborne, Breezy Osborne- Wingfield is carrying on his legacy of compassion and generosity. She's starting with the Light Up the Night 5K on December 10. Story by Jillian McGehee As a girl during the holiday season, Breezy Osborne-Wingfield would do her best…

Our House VISTA Speaks On Her Service

Our House VISTA Speaks On Her Service
AmeriCorps VISTA, Amber Hood, was recently featured in the national AmeriCorps newsletter VISTA Viewfinder, discussing her experience of giving a year of service at Our House. Photos here. Article here.

Arkansas Ranks 47th in Child Well Being

Arkansas Matters Arkansas has improved by one spot in the national ranking for child well-being, but that still leaves us at 47th. According to the 2011 Kids Count Data Book, the state is still struggling improve due to an overall child poverty rate of 27%. New data shows 2% of…

Dinner on the Grounds benefits Our House

Dinner on the Grounds benefits Our House
Soiree Dinner on the Grounds—a casual, outdoor, Southern supper to raise funds for Our House—was held on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion. Guests enjoyed libations from Glazers and jazz entertainment by Lagniappe. All proceeds from the event benefited Our House. Click here to see full photo gallery.

Our House honored as Best Charity in 2011 Arkansas Times

Our House was voted “Best Charity” (pg.30) by the readers of the Arkansas Times. We are very fortunate to be part of such a supportive community. We could not be the “Best Charity” without the hard work of our many volunteers and donors.  Thank you to everyone who helps Our…

High Profile: Kirk Bradshaw

High Profile: Kirk Bradshaw
Today's Man Magazine Read Board Member Kirk Bradshaw's amazing impact on our programs in the latest issue of Today's Man here.

From Poverty to Permanent Housing

Leah moved into her own apartment in April 2010 after a ten-month residence at Our House Shelter. Through the HPRP program Leah received assistance with her utility deposit for electricity and full rental assistance for three months. Leah was able to move into a neighborhood that is walking distance to…