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Our House Prepares for 13th Annual Dinner on the Grounds

by Lydia McAllister 4/25/2018 3:00 pm

The annual springtime event is slated for May 11.

Ben Goodwin of Our House on Where Nonprofits, Businesses Can Meet

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Our House Director Ben Goodwin reveals how a deeply personal experience affirmed his commitment to serving the homeless.

Walmart to Award $1.12M in Grants Wednesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2017 10:04 am

Walmart will host a “Day of Giving” in Little Rock at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to award Walmart Foundation Arkansas State Giving grants totaling $1.12 million to 11 nonprofits.

Holi-Dates That Give Back: Home for the Holidays for Our House

by Alexis Crowe 11/28/2017 12:00 am

Our House serves more than 1,600 people each year, helping meet the needs of homeless families through housing, children’s programs, job training and more.

Tabietha and Bill Dillard III Join Our House in Mission to Head Off Homelessness

by Dwain Hebda 11/1/2017 12:01 am

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.

Some Things We Know (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/21/2017 12:00 am

From people we'll miss to people we hope never come back, here are five things we sincerely hope most of us in Arkansas can agree on.

Georgia Mjartan to Leave Our House

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/16/2017 1:31 pm

Little Rock nonprofit Our House announced that its longtime executive director, Georgia Mjartan, will resign effective Sept. 15, and that Ben Goodwin, its assistant director, will replace her.

Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Event Chairs

by Lydia McAllister 4/25/2017 4:50 pm

As the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds event draws closer, we chatted with this year’s event chairs — who just happen to be an entire family dedicated to the Our House mission.

Soirée's Top 5 Food Efforts to End Hunger in Arkansas

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 4/17/2017 8:00 am

Here are the top five food efforts to end hunger in Arkansas and how you can support them!

School Crossings: Central Arkansas Education Highlights

by Little Rock Family Staff 8/11/2016 12:00 am

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.

Dinner on the Grounds

by Arvest Bank 7/27/2016 12:00 am

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.

With Heart, Sharon Bale Helps Make a Home from Our House

by Dwain Hebda 6/30/2016 2:50 pm

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 Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training

by Alexis Crowe 5/26/2016 11:16 am

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.

From Morning Coffee to Lights Out: A Day in the Life of Jim Cargill

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/25/2016 12:00 pm

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.

Reality Show 'Project Voice' Illuminates Our House Programs, Lives of Working Homeless

by Kerri Jackson Case 5/9/2016 12:00 am

A video series illuminates the lives of the working homeless and the programs and services at Our House.

Our House, Our Home: Mjartans Make Life's Work Out of Making the Most of Each Day

by Heather Bennett 5/1/2016 12:00 am

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.

Tie One On

by Staff 2/2/2016 12:00 am

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.

Our House Ready to 'Tie One On'

by Sandra McGrew 11/23/2015 6:27 am

Our House's signature fundraising event is back and tickets are still available.

Our House Produces Short Films to Share Personal Stories of Homelessness

by Alexis Crowe 9/30/2015 8:52 am

In an effort to offer a window into the issues of poverty and homelessness through individual stories, Our House homeless shelter has released "Project Voice," a 12-part video series.

Get Ready to 'Tie One On' This December

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 8/18/2015 8:00 am

The annual fundraiser, Tie One On, which benefits Our House, is back for its ninth year this December.