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Teenagers Volunteer to Help Restore Dreamland Ballroom

Our House AmeriCorps VISTAs and Our Club kids volunteer with the Mosaic Templars on MLK Day to restore the Dreamland Ballroom. It was a lot of fun! LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Volunteers came together on Martin Luther King Day to help restore a historic Little Rock landmark: The Dreamland…

Education Matters: Little Learners

Education Matters: Little Learners
ArkansasMatters.com LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Our House is a shelter for the working homeless to live in Little Rock.Along with adult services, there's also a child development center.Children from ages six weeks to five-years-old can spend time at a special place with Our House.Little Learners Coordinator Mollie Ispen said, "We…

It’s a Big Year for Our House’s Child Care

It’s a Big Year for Our House’s Child Care
Homeless shelter’s new center opens in June, doubling Little Learners capacity Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. See full article here. By Chelsea BoozerPhoto by Staton BreidenthalThis article was published January 2, 2014 at 4:48 a.m. “We want to send a message to parents of homeless children that you are worth investing in. You…

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…

Children’s Theater teams up with Our House Shelter

Children’s Theater teams up with Our House Shelter
Arkansas Story Article and Graphic Credit Arkansas Art Center Wondering what to do with your kids or grandkids on Black Friday? Catch a 7 p.m. showing of The Engine That Thought It Could! Go on an exciting journey in this classic tale of determination when it’s left up to the Little…

Our House Shelter Needs Your Help This Holiday Season

Our House Shelter Needs Your Help This Holiday Season
Arkansas Story Article and photo by Our House Shelter. You can bring joy and cheer to working homeless families and individuals at Our House this year by participating in one of their holiday giving programs.  These are some wonderful ways for community members, congregations, co-workers, and groups to assist in creating a…

August & September 2013 Newsletter

August & September 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Summer Youth Program Sponsor Highlight: U.S. Pizza Co. Volunteer Highlight: Vicki Lund teaches music class to summer program youth. Learning Center summer workshops My Shadow: 12 year old Our Club member Nicole job shadows photographer Amanda Woods for a day. View past newsletters here.

July 2013 Newsletter

July 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Learning Center highlights: GED and High School graduates 16 year old shelter resident is honored in Washington DC for her achievement in her high school competition. Little Learners Partners: TIPS and PLAY Children's Center Progress

Our House Breaks Ground on New Children’s Center

Our House Breaks Ground on New Children’s Center
  Click here to watch the video. THV Channel 11   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - More resources are on the way for homeless children in Central Arkansas, and those at risk of being homeless. Wednesday morning, Our House started construction on its new Children's Center in Little Rock. The…