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A Message from the Our House Leadership

From Georgia Mjartan, Executive Director: I am writing to you today to share the news that I am leaving Our House after 12 wonderful and life-changing years. My husband Dominik will become CEO of a community development bank in Columbia, South Carolina, so along with our three young children we…

Hosts get hospitable for House

Hosts get hospitable for House
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Eric E. Harrison A Southern supper at sunset is the centerpiece of the 11th annual Dinner on the Grounds, 6:30 p.m. Friday on the grounds of the Terry House, 711 E. Fourth St., Little Rock. This year's Our House spring fundraiser is bidding to be the…

Dinner on the Grounds Appreciation Celebration

Dinner on the Grounds Appreciation Celebration
Soiree For full photo gallery, click here. Meredith and Graham Catlett opened their Tower Building condo for a special Dinner on the Grounds Sponsor and Patron Appreciation Party. The event preceded Dinner on the Grounds by a month and thanked Dinner on the Grounds sponsors and patrons for their financial…

Jan Elizabeth Phillips Alman

Jan Elizabeth Phillips Alman
Jan Alman is in the house. And she is part of the reason Our House has a new facility. Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Bobby Ampezzan Photo by Staton Breidenthal My house, your house, Our House, Jan's house. These last two for sure -- and maybe the last three -- are…

John Russell ‘Rusty’ Mathis

John Russell ‘Rusty’ Mathis
Plying one trade or another since childhood, Rusty Mathis loves work that suits his gregarious nature. But the general manager of Ben E. Keith Foods in North Little Rock isn’t all about work - his pen. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By EMILY VAN ZANDT SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE PHOTO BY JOHN SYKES JR.…

Bike Jerseys Benefit Shelter’s Kids

Bike Jerseys Benefit Shelter’s Kids
"I was moved that he was able to take his passion for cycling and use that in his work for the center,” she says. “So many people just see cycling as a sport, but for our residents, a bicycle is how they get to their jobs and appointments. They don’t…

Angie and Jordan Johnson Pull Strings for Our House

Angie and Jordan Johnson Pull Strings for Our House
By Lauren James Photo by Daniel Moody Article by Soiree. Full article here. This article was published December 01, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. We want to make a wonderful life for the people at Our House For some, life can throw some crazy curveballs, making it a pretty difficult task to stay in the…

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,…

September 2011 Newsletter

September 2011 Newsletter
In this Issue: Sharon Yates: life after Our House Our House Playground's 5th anniversary The Habibis: top donors Newest Board Members Family Housing success story: Melissa and family View past newsletters here.
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