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9th Annual Dinner on the Grounds Our House Fundraiser

9th Annual Dinner on the Grounds Our House Fundraiser
THV 11 News LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Our House) – The ninth annual Dinner on the Grounds benefiting Our House will be held Friday, May 2nd from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the sprawling lawn of the Terry House, a historic mansion in the heart of downtown Little Rock. All proceeds…

Excitement Afoot on Shoe-Store Trip

Excitement Afoot on Shoe-Store Trip
With a free pair, some kids walk on air after LR shelter’s shopping trip. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Chelsea Boozer Photographer Melissa Gerrits   Barely 4 feet tall, Lillian Vandett immediately rushed over to gawk at the high heels. “I’m getting these!” the 8-year-old shrieked, holding up a pair of hot…

Education Matters: Little Learners

Education Matters: Little Learners
ArkansasMatters.com LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Our House is a shelter for the working homeless to live in Little Rock.Along with adult services, there's also a child development center.Children from ages six weeks to five-years-old can spend time at a special place with Our House.Little Learners Coordinator Mollie Ispen said, "We…

Little Rock’s Our House Building New Children’s Center

Little Rock’s Our House Building New Children’s Center
Fox Channel 16 LITTLE ROCK, AR - Our House is ready to get construction underway on its new children's center. Our House operates the state’s only children’s programs specifically for homeless, formerly homeless, and near-homeless children, including a licensed child development center for children ages 0-5 and an out-of-school-time youth…

Our House Named Nonprofit Organization of the Year by Arkansas Business

Arkansas Business Our House City: Little Rock Category: Nonprofit Organization of the Year Year: 2013 Our House opened in 1987 as a shelter to meet the needs of homeless families, which short-term stay shelters weren't able to keep together or assist long-term. Our House serves "families, no matter what the…

Local Artist Supports Our House with New Collection

Local Artist Supports Our House with New Collection
"Mom Loves Me" 20" x 24" oil painting on canvas, by Matt McLeod. This is the fourth painting of an ongoing series of paintings called the Faces of Hope project. Faces of Hope reveals the dignity and beauty of the residents and families that live at Our House with original…

Our House to Build Center for Homeless Children in Arkansas

Our House to Build Center for Homeless Children in Arkansas
By Malcolm Glover Homelessness among children is on the rise and Arkansas has the third highest rate of child homelessness in the country. To confront the problem of homeless youth, which has increased by 38 percent nationwide since 2007, the Our House shelter in Little Rock is preparing to build…

Children’s Programs Donation Needs

October is finally here and you know what that means: Our House's Winter Coat Drive! This year's drive is sponsored by Faith Lutheran Church. Let's keep our kids warm for the Winter. The Holidays are just around the corner, and so is Adopt-A-Family! We need donors like you to help make this…

Advisory Board

Alan Abston Accountant, Rasco Winter Abston Moore Steve Bardwell Founder, Vestcom International, Inc. Kirk Bradshaw Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments Beth Coulson Philanthropist, Coulson Foundation Karen Flake President, Karen Flake & Associates John Fowler Regional President, Summit Bank Clay Glasgow Manager, JPMS Cox Lynn Hamilton Vice President of Operations, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Bob…

Board of Directors

Drew Weber, President Director of Operations, U.S. Pizza Co. Ted Dickey, Vice-President General Partner, Caprocq Core Judy Adams, Secretary Owner, Catering to You Janet Korenblat, Treasurer Community Volunteer Andrew Collins, Past President Chief Operating Officer, Cypress Properties Toni Agnew Retired USAF Major, Community Volunteer Brenda Anthony Corporate Qualifications Coordinator, Central…