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Our House celebrates CAFSI after helping nearly 1,400 people

Our House celebrates CAFSI after helping nearly 1,400 people
Click here to watch KATV Channel 7's story! By Marine Glisovic August 1, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Our House is celebrating five years of its innovative program that's helped nearly 1,400 people with children who were near-homelessness. The Central Arkansas Family Stability Institute has helped 381 families who have gone…

Families from Our House Shelter get an early Christmas present

Families from Our House Shelter get an early Christmas present
BY BRIAN EMFINGER & BETH HUNT LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Two dozen families from Our House Shelter in Little Rock got an early Christmas present Monday, one they never saw coming and will never forget. McDonald's of Central Arkansas wanted to do something special for the families who are living at…

Arkansas homeless population on the decline, 12% down from 2013

Arkansas homeless population on the decline, 12% down from 2013
KATV BY MATTHEW MERSHON   LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — As the state braces for its first freeze this weekend, new data released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shows more than 2,500 Arkansans could be facing those cold temperatures outside. HUD released the latest homeless numbers on…

Federal Program Give College Graduates Option During Job Search

Federal Program Give College Graduates Option During Job Search
KATV Channel 7 News KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports By Justin Lewis LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -- College graduates around Arkansas continue looking for jobs to kick start their careers, but for those still searching there is some hope from a federal program. Many college students continue the…

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population
KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports KATV Channel 7 By Matt Mershon, Reporter LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – They’re neatly dressed, hair done, like any twenty-first century child they love playing on the computer.  From their appearance it would be hard to tell that Neveah Hendrix and Abigail Woodall…

Canceled Christmas Party Turns Into Christmas Blessing For Those In Need

Canceled Christmas Party Turns Into Christmas Blessing For Those In Need
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Friday's icy winter storm is to blame for numerous cancellations all over the state but for dozens of people in need here in Little Rock, some good came out of it. That's because one company decided to turn their canceled party into a Christmas blessing for those…

Putting parolees back to work through Little Rock’s Reentry Program

Putting parolees back to work through Little Rock’s Reentry Program
KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports "You're not defined by your past, you have to look forward to your future," said Summerville.  "Don't let your past hinder you with anything that you do in life." LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Life fresh out of prison is not easy to…

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…
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