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Our Club boys get a trim and a treat

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Frank Fellone Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article A bunch of boys looked better Wednesday, ready for school, after barbers and barber college students gave them free haircuts. Hot dogs and kettle corn sweetened the deal. As for the Big Munchie ... more…

Personal Space

Personal Space
Arkansas Democrat Gazette Michael Storey Rachael Borne Where I live: In downtown Little Rock in the Quapaw Quarter Historic District, in a 1920s-era apartment building one block from MacArthur Park. The lot was once the neighborhood German beer garden and was later developed in the Craftsman style. Occupation: I am…

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training
Arkansas Business by Alexis Hosticka Our House opened its new $1 million Career Center on Wednesday, quadrupling the capacity of the previous space and allowing for as many as 120 people to participate daily in job training and career education. The new center features resources such as a teaching kitchen,…

Partygoers stay home for Potluck

Partygoers stay home for Potluck
By Libby Smith Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It all started with chicken takeout. Little Rock resident and community volunteer Florence Haut stopped by Kentucky Fried Chicken to pick up some finger-lickin' good chicken for a family gathering. She noticed a large tray of chicken set aside. The clerk told her that it…

Our House Named Finalist for Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Our House Named Finalist for Nonprofit Organization of the Year
The Winners of the 27th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards will be announced Thursday, February 26. City: Little Rock Category: Nonprofit Organization of the Year Year: 2015 Our House has been recognized nationally for its work to provide homeless adults and children with housing, job training and educational…

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states
USA Today Being homeless as an adult is unimaginable and even more so if children are the ones who don't have a place to call home. Many Little Rock, Arkansas families face this harsh reality daily. As a young girl growing up in Little rock, Georgia Mjartan, recognized the toll…

My Town Hero: Arkansas woman makes huge difference in community

My Town Hero: Arkansas woman makes huge difference in community
THV 11 (KTHV) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A woman in Little Rock has dedicated her life to helping working homeless adults and their children stay together and live successful lives. Her passion to help others is what makes her so deserving of being featured as a My Town Hero.…

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare
Arkansas Online By Jennifer Nixon Many people pretend the homeless don’t exist. But when they’re standing on a stage, reciting familiar, 500-year-old words, they’re hard to ignore. Shakespeare at the Shelter takes the working homeless, an often invisible population, and puts them square in the spotlight. This is the third…