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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…

A Better Life for the Whole Family: The Two-Generation Approach

A Better Life for the Whole Family: The Two-Generation Approach
Click here to view the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness' article Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness UNCENSORED Vol. 7.2 Summer 2016 By Mari Rich My personal obsession right now is how disconnected we are from what we really need to be talking about with poverty. We talk about…

Our House provides working homeless with health resources

Our House provides working homeless with health resources
Click here to view KATV's news coverage KATV LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) -- More than 100 working homeless in Little Rock are getting the resources they need to stay healthy. Our House held its 5th Annual Healthcare and Wellness Day where they provided health screenings for residents on campus. Those…

LR Hosts Our House Health and Wellness Day

LR Hosts Our House Health and Wellness Day
Click here to view KARK's news coverage KARK LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Hundreds of people had their health checked Saturday for the 5th Annual Our House Health and Wellness Day in Little Rock. Companies were on site to provide low income families and the homeless with free check ups, mental health…