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Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs

Arkansas Times: 2015 Big Ideas for Families in Needs
Pair foster families with biological families in a mentoring program By Georgia Mjartan * This article was Published in the Arkansas Times Big Ideas for Arkansas 2015 Edition. To read other big ideas click here Foster families are sometimes referred to as resource families, since our job as foster parents is…

Our House: It’s more than shelter

Our House: It’s more than shelter
Nonprofit helps folks get back on their feet, from working poor to the formerly wealthy. by Lindsey Millar Photo by Brian Chilson Arkansas Times December 03, 2015   Hastings Bransford grew up in the wealthy Heights neighborhood in Little Rock. He has a college degree. His resume includes stints at…

The Faces of Healthcare Expansion in Little Rock

The Faces of Healthcare Expansion in Little Rock
The private option has already changed lives. Resident Dena Kemp is highlighted in the Arkansas Times article about the effect of the Afforable Care Act. Arkansas Times by David Ramsey Photo by Brian Chilson Dena Kemp 39, Little Rock "My whole world has changed today," said Dena Kemp last week, on…

Green Groceries Gives Back

Green Groceries Gives Back
Arkansas Times Posted by Daniel Walker on Thu, May 1, 2014 at 7:16 AM Obtaining fresh fruits and vegetables is often financially burdensome for low-income families. This, coupled with the fact that much of the fast-food and pre-packaged, processed foods are so inexpensive, only adds to the obesity epidemic in our country—of which Arkansas, of…

Tie one on – an apron – for Our House

Tie one on – an apron – for Our House
Arkansas Times Posted by Leslie Newell Peacock on Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 4:03 PM Aprons created by artists and accompanying items go on the auction block Thursday to benefit Our House when the 7th annual "Tie One On" benefit kicks off at 6 p.m. at the Pavilion in the Park. The live auction starts…

Recycle Bikes Gives Free Bikes to Kids

Arkansas Times Making kids happy, two wheels at a time. by Cheree Franco Last year Ron King gave away 1,457 bikes. If a child shows up at his warehouse looking for a bike, he doesn't ask questions. He simply leads that child into the showroom and lets her pick a favorite.…

Our House honored as Best Charity in 2011 Arkansas Times

Our House was voted “Best Charity” (pg.30) by the readers of the Arkansas Times. We are very fortunate to be part of such a supportive community. We could not be the “Best Charity” without the hard work of our many volunteers and donors.  Thank you to everyone who helps Our…