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Children’s Programs Donation Needs

We are getting ready to kick off our Summer Programs in the brand new Children's Center! This summer Our House will serve 90 school-aged children through our summer enrichment program. You can help us create a summer to remember for a child who has experienced homelessness by donating the following…

Children’s Programs Volunteer Needs

There are several different ways to volunteer with the Children's Programs at Our House-from indirect service, helping with organizational needs, to hands-on service with with children. We ask that volunteers who wish to work directly with children commit to volunteering at least once a week, in order to create stronger…

Sun rises on big day for devotees

Sun rises on big day for devotees
Easter tradition attracts more than 1,000 to downtown LR Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Aziza Muza Photographer Melissa Sue Gerrits More than 15 years ago, Frances Johnson went to her first sunrise Easter service, and she’s been back every year since. But this year proved a little more special for the Little…

Programs get grants to help homeless

Two dozen agencies to share $4.3 million in Continuum of Care funds Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Emily Walkenhorst Although Teronica Snell has only lived at Our House for three months, she’s already felt her life begin to change. She feels supported and more stable than when she was moving from place to…

Up and Coming: Our House’s fundraiser old-fashioned yard party

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Bobby Ampezzan If there’s one thing I know about hip young people, they love the affectation and attire of the very, very old. Artifacts, sometimes. Last month, The New York Times caught the nation’s attention with “One Part Mr. Peanut, One Part Hipster Chic: The Monocle Returns as…

Soulful, Southern Supper

Soulful, Southern Supper
Dynamic duo Yvette and Andrew Parker play hosts to the year’s most southern supper at Dinner on the Grounds – to benefit Our House, a shelter for the working homeless. Inviting Arkansas, April 2014 By Jillian McGehee | Photography by Sara Blancett | Shot on location at the Terry House Rain…

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…

5-year Our House Volunteer Sad Her Service Must End

“In one single image, Amanda was able to capture everything I always wanted to say about Our House” By Chelsea Boozer This article was published March 7, 2014 at 2:35 a.m. Amanda Woods spent the past five years living below the federal poverty level as a full-time volunteer at Our House…