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Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare
Arkansas Online By Jennifer Nixon Many people pretend the homeless don’t exist. But when they’re standing on a stage, reciting familiar, 500-year-old words, they’re hard to ignore. Shakespeare at the Shelter takes the working homeless, an often invisible population, and puts them square in the spotlight. This is the third…

It’s All for the Kids

It’s All for the Kids
At Home In Arkansas Styled By: Chip Jones Photographer: Rett Peek Author: Tiffany Burgess Adams For full photo gallery click here. Imagine a group of 50 children along with their teachers doing homework, playing games, and working on educational activities in a 65-year-old, 7,000-square-foot ambulance garage that is also shared with…

Our House Children’s Center Welcomes 150 kids

Our House Children’s Center Welcomes 150 kids
THV Channel 11 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - One month after the new children's center at Our House opened for summer camp, kids are thrilled to have a new place to spend their summer. "This is a really nice building because it gives you more space than the old building,"…

Dinner on the Grounds Photo Gallery

Dinner on the Grounds Photo Gallery
Soiree. For full photo gallery, click here. More than 600 guests enjoyed dinner at the Terry House May 2. Guests at Our House’s ninth annual Dinner on the Grounds listened to live music by “Lagniappe” and played games at the fundraiser. Andrew and Yvette Parker were co-chairs of the event.

May & June Newsletter

May & June Newsletter
In this Issue: Catch up with Our House Alumni Family 5 years later. Photos from Dinner on the Grounds. Can victims of natural disasters get help from Our House programs? Staff members answer. Children’s Center Progress

LR board OKs funds to aid kids and ex-felons

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By: Chelsea Boozer The Little Rock Board of Directors approved another round of funding for summer youth and felon re-entry programs Tuesday, and expanded the areas in the city where food trucks can operate. In the past, city directors have questioned what methods are used to gauge the success…

Federal Tax Credits Help Our House Build Center

Federal Tax Credits Help Our House Build Center
Our House opened its center debt-free thanks to tax credits Arkansas Business By Mark Friedman Our House Inc.’s $5 million Children’s Center that opened June 7 was paid for with help from New Markets Tax Credits. In September, the Little Rock nonprofit that helps homeless adults and children with housing,…