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Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit

Speak Up Week at Our House Highlighted by International Nonprofit
This article was originally posted on the UK-based nonprofit Keystone Accountability's blog on January 16, 2017. Click here to read Keystone Accountability's Article By Lynn Morris Our House in Little Rock, Arkansas provides housing, children’s programs, career and homelessness-prevention services. And a master class in how to get your staff…

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Frank Fellone Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article A bunch of boys looked better Wednesday, ready for school, after barbers and barber college students gave them free haircuts. Hot dogs and kettle corn sweetened the deal. As for the Big Munchie ... more…

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year

Georgia Mjartan named as one of Southern Living’s Southerners of the Year
Click here to read Southern Living's article Little Rock, AR When Georgia Mjartan was asked to take over Our House, Little Rock’s primary homeless shelter, in 2005, she walked into a flood-damaged building that was even more under water financially. Now, Mjartan had breathed new life into the organization, which…

Our House Hosts College Savings Event

Our House Hosts College Savings Event
Click here to view Fox 16's video LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It's never too early to prepare for your child's future - which is why one local shelter is helping parents get a leg up. "Our House" shelter hosted a college savings sign up event Tuesday. The event aimed to…

New bus shelter at Little Rock’s Our House now memorial to altruistic teen

New bus shelter at Little Rock’s Our House now memorial to altruistic teen
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article By Brandon Mulder This article was published December 11, 2016 at 3:29 a.m. Leland Wilson pulled out his phone to show one remaining example of his late son's effervescent personality. A video showed a wiry blond teenager standing in a living…

AmeriCorps Celebrates Opening Day, 100 Members Take Oath of Service

AmeriCorps Celebrates Opening Day, 100 Members Take Oath of Service
Click here to view the Arkansas Department of Human Services' article. Click here to view a photo gallery of the event from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. LITTLE ROCK – In the midst of a festive, jubilant atmosphere, more than 100 AmeriCorps members serving Arkansas collectively took the oath of service during Opening…