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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…

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

Does Our House work? Just talk to Mary Shue

One of the unsung heroes of the charity economy are the “alumni” who stay on active duty. By Bobby Ampezzan This article was published November 24, 2013 at 4:05 a.m. One of the unsung heroes of the charity economy are the “alumni” who stay on active duty. To be clear,…

From Homeless to Our House

From Homeless to Our House
Little Rock Soiree Magazine When most people picture a homeless person, the attractive, put-together brunette at bottom left is not who we envision. The homeless are often stereotyped as a group of dirty, disheveled people who beg passersby for money. In reality, many homeless men and women are hardworking people…

Arkansas Ranked 3rd Poorest State in the Nation

Arkansas Ranked 3rd Poorest State in the Nation
Fox 16 Channel News Taking out the trash is no teenage son's dream, but it's one of many daily household chores the Shue family cherishes. It wasn't long ago they didn't need to keep house because they didn't have one. "It was chaos," said Mary Shue. "Care for the family…

July 2012 Newsletter

July 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Learning Center highlight Job Training program Hire Our House Learning Center clients Client Profile: Cynthia Client Profile: Same Our House's 25th Anniversary New Program: Central Arkansas Family Stability Institute Songbird Project View past newsletters here.

Preventing Child Homelessness in Arkansas

Preventing Child Homelessness in Arkansas
THV Channel 11 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Over 14,000 children are homeless every night in Arkansas. According to a report from the National Center on Family Homelessness, Arkansas has the third highest rate of child homelessness (PDF) in the United States. A $300,000 grant from the Siemer Institute for Family Stability has been awarded…

May 2012 Newsletter

May 2012 Newsletter
In this Issue: Alumni Profiles: Mary, Michael, Morrison Our Club Alumni is on the Mayor's Youth Council Volunteer Profile: Health Week FRESH celebrates Easter with Little Learners and Our Club Newsletter's One Year Anniversary View past newsletters here.
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