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June 2011 Newsletter

June 2011 Newsletter
In this Issue: Dinner on the Grounds Learning Center client LaShondra Our Club volunteer Sean Morell wins Arkansas United Way's Volunteer of the Week VSP Mobile Eye Clinic comes to Our House ASID's Wine and Design raises money for Our House

High Profile: Kirk Bradshaw

High Profile: Kirk Bradshaw
Today's Man Magazine Read Board Member Kirk Bradshaw's amazing impact on our programs in the latest issue of Today's Man here.

May 2011 Newsletter

May 2011 Newsletter
In this Issue: Our Club kids start a new garden A single mom uses Our House programs to make a better life for her kids Interview with an Our House AmeriCorps VISTA Local artists and UALRS's smART raise money for Our House Bryant Boy Scout earns his Eagle rank providing…

From Poverty to Permanent Housing

Leah moved into her own apartment in April 2010 after a ten-month residence at Our House Shelter. Through the HPRP program Leah received assistance with her utility deposit for electricity and full rental assistance for three months. Leah was able to move into a neighborhood that is walking distance to…

Take Time to Give Videos Feature Our House

Click here to see the Our House videos at Mitchell Williams Take Time to Give page. Each year, Mitchell Williams receives nominations from Arkansas non-profit organizations seeking consideration to participate as the company’s primary Take Time To Give charity. In 2010, Mitchell Williams produced several videos highlighting the projects done…

No More Asthma Attacks for 9-year old Girl

No More Asthma Attacks for 9-year old Girl
LaShondra Newsom is a single mother of four. LaShondra and her 3 boys Ka'Shaun, 6, Zion, 4, and Sammuel, 1 and daughter Paradyce, 9 share a unit in the Family Housing program. Paradyce suffers from severe allergies and asthma attacks, attacks that can send her to the hospital. Prior to…

Amanda Simpson Moves to the Family House

Amanda Simpson Moves to the Family House
Amanda Simpson and her 1-year-old daughter Alynnea have lived at the Our House Shelter for one year. Amanda’s story of how she came to Our House is unfortunately not a unique one; she got out of an abusive relationship with her daughter's father, moved into a battered women’s shelter, and…

ICPH State Survey on Homelessness

Our House was featured in an Arkansas state briefing about child homelessness conducted by the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness, a national research organization.

Hot dogs for a cause campaign feeds more than 50 homeless

Hot dogs for a cause campaign feeds more than 50 homeless
By Fox 16 News LITTLE ROCK, AR - Mike Juliano, more popularly known as "Hot Dog Mike", isn't used to working in a kitchen.  Usually, it's just him, his partner Justin Parsons and a cart.  But when he heard Our House, a shelter for the working homeless, didn't have a…