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2017 tally finds 55% of Little Rock-area homeless live out in the rough

2017 tally finds 55% of Little Rock-area homeless live out in the rough
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's story! By Ginny Monk Photos by Mitchell Masilun June 10, 2017 A man who called himself Jack McGee proudly extended his arms to show that there were no bruises or needle pricks from drug use hiding among the tattoos decorating his skin. McGee,…

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…

High Profile: Just for Our House

High Profile: Just for Our House
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's article! Click here to view their photo gallery of the event! Arkansas Democrat-Gazette May 14, 2017 Story and Photos by Cary Jenkins The temperature was pleasant, skies were clear and the lawn and gardens were lush for Dinner on the Grounds, held May…

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…