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Hosts get hospitable for House

Hosts get hospitable for House
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Eric E. Harrison A Southern supper at sunset is the centerpiece of the 11th annual Dinner on the Grounds, 6:30 p.m. Friday on the grounds of the Terry House, 711 E. Fourth St., Little Rock. This year's Our House spring fundraiser is bidding to be the…

Walkers Hope for Sidewalk Along Dangerous Road

Walkers Hope for Sidewalk Along Dangerous Road
Click Here to view the video KARK By DREW PETRIMOULX LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Every day, Kanisha Hatton walks along a dirt trail dangerously close to busy Roosevelt Rd. Hatton is a working, single mother who's part of a homeless prevention program at the Our House shelter where she gets…

Child Homelessness: Growing Problem in Arkansas

Child Homelessness: Growing Problem in Arkansas
KARK by Stephanie Sharp Click here to view video. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Each night hundreds, if not thousands, of kids in Arkansas find themselves without a place to call home. Homelessness for children is a growing problem in Arkansas. According to the National Center on Family Homelessness, each year…

Remembering the Reason for the Season

Remembering the Reason for the Season
by CTEH Whether we’re shopping for loved ones, decorating our tree or cooking a holiday meal for family and friends, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the chaos of Christmas. Each year CTEH takes a moment to reflect on the true meaning of the season by giving back to those…

Stranger Grants X-Mas Wish for Single Mom

Stranger Grants X-Mas Wish for Single Mom
KARK Channel 4 By DREW PETRIMOULX The news story can be viewed here.   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A single mother in Little Rock got a Christmas gift from a complete stranger that she says will help change her life. At just 16-years-old, Alishe'ah Sockwell and her daughter were living…

Families from Our House Shelter get an early Christmas present

Families from Our House Shelter get an early Christmas present
BY BRIAN EMFINGER & BETH HUNT LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Two dozen families from Our House Shelter in Little Rock got an early Christmas present Monday, one they never saw coming and will never forget. McDonald's of Central Arkansas wanted to do something special for the families who are living at…

Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs

Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs
Pair foster families with biological families in a mentoring program By Georgia Mjartan * This article was Published in the Arkansas Times Big Ideas for Arkansas 2015 Edition. To read other big ideas click here Foster families are sometimes referred to as resource families, since our job as foster parents is…

Arkansas Online: Tie One On Photo Gallery

Arkansas Online: Tie One On Photo Gallery
View the Photo Gallery at  Arkansas Online It wasn’t pouring sheets of freezing rain, like two years ago. It raised more money — $155,765 — than last year (about $137,000), according to development director Lizzy Chandler. Dare we declare the ninth Tie One On Dec. 3 for Our House, the…

Our House: It’s more than shelter

Our House: It’s more than shelter
Nonprofit helps folks get back on their feet, from working poor to the formerly wealthy. by Lindsey Millar Photo by Brian Chilson Arkansas Times December 03, 2015   Hastings Bransford grew up in the wealthy Heights neighborhood in Little Rock. He has a college degree. His resume includes stints at…