Bill Dillard’s enthusiasm for Our House is infectious; His wife Tabietha’s story of her introduction to the Our House ethos is galvanizing, demonstrating how the organization reshapes attitudes about the homeless.
The primary color is likely to be yellow as Little Rock School District elementary students are invited to enter an art contest sponsored by First Student, the nation’s leading provider of school bus transportation.
This year, Dinner on the Grounds was held on the sprawling lawn of the Terry House. Proceeds of the night benefited Our House's program. Event chairs Bobbi and Dustin McDaniel provided guests with a night of hospitality and fun. Jazz/soul band Lagniappe performed while artist/illustrator Lyuba Bogan created a piece of art, which was auctioned off later that night.
Our House is one of Arkansas’ largest homeless charities, but it doesn’t deal in handouts; all clients must find a full-time job within two weeks if they are to receive help. Sharon Bale tells us why the mission galvanized her to get involved.
Our House opened a new, $1 million new Career Center on Wednesday, May 18, quadrupling the capacity of the previous space and allowing for as many as 120 people to participate daily in job training and career education.
Jim Cargill is president and sales manager of Arvest Bank in central Arkansas. He serves on the boards of Our House, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the Little Rock Regional Chamber and the UALR Foundation, to name a few.
Warmth. It’s one of those qualities individuals possess that’s not only comforting, but it creates a genuine sense of calm in those who have the fortune of existing around them. The Mjartans are the epitome of warmth.
Our House hosted its annual auction of aprons designed by artists, Tie One On, at Pavilion in the Park. Guests donned cocktail attire and bid on artistic aprons to benefit Our House’s programs to help end homelessness and assist the working homeless.
Amy Williams was shocked to learn that she won the 2015 Mom’s Day Off—mainly because she had no idea that Brad, her husband of over 16 years, entered her into our annual contest. The humble and generous spirit—who spends her time spearheading community service projects, working full-time on her master’s degree and raising two young daughters— also felt that there were more deserving moms out there.