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Government Shutdown Affecting Our House Employees

Government Shutdown Affecting Our House Employees
KARK Channel 4 News LITTLE ROCK, AR - The partial government shutdown in Washington D.C. affects hundreds of state employees in Arkansas. But also those who have dedicated one year to public service assisting the working homeless. The beds at Our House shelter in Little Rock sat empty Tuesday afternoon.…

College Graduate Volunteers at Our House Hit by Shutdown

College Graduate Volunteers at Our House Hit by Shutdown
THV Channel 11 News LITTLE ROCK, ARK (September 30, 2013) - The looming federal government shutdown threatens Our House's eleven AmeriCorps VISTA members, who have committed a year of their lives to serving the homeless while living below the poverty line themselves. THV 11 News. See full article here. These…

Government Shutdown Strains Financial Resources of Some Arkansas Workers

By MALCOLM GLOVER Depending on how long it lasts, the partial federal government shutdown could have a negative impact on the financial wellbeing of Arkansans who already work in low-wage jobs. AmeriCorps VISTA members complete projects designed to combat poverty in communities throughout Arkansas. However, the people who work for that national service program…

Government shutdown hurts local volunteers

Government shutdown hurts local volunteers
They are making a sacrifice to do national service and the national government is not there to help them in their time of need. KATV Channel 7 By Katherina Yancy, Reporter  (KATV) AmeriCorps is a volunteer program that allows young Americans to touch the lives of thousands. They volunteer to…

February & March 2012 Newsletter

February & March 2012 Newsletter
Volunteer Profile: eStem Client Profile: Our House thanks two residents who also volunteer To the Learning Center, From anonymous client AmeriCorps Week: Our House's CIA, VISTA comes to Our House View past newsletters here.

Our House VISTA Speaks On Her Service

Our House VISTA Speaks On Her Service
AmeriCorps VISTA, Amber Hood, was recently featured in the national AmeriCorps newsletter VISTA Viewfinder, discussing her experience of giving a year of service at Our House. Photos here. Article 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…
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