Category: Our Step

dateFebruary 9, 2016 userPosted by:

Serve Northwest Arkansas Launch

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We are excited to announce the launch of… SERVE NWA HAS EMERGED FROM THE DEEP ROOTS OF SERVING NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE COBBLESTONE PROJECT STORY. Since 2008, the vision and mission of the Cobblestone Project has been to serve our Northwest Arkansas community through tangible acts of service.  Through some very creative community care initiatives,

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dateNovember 1, 2011 userPosted by:

Curtis…surrounded by A Community Without Need

We don’t get to post many stories from the Our Step program. If you know anything about the program, then you know that most of our friends that enter the program are dealing with issues of domestic violence and  we try to be as sensitive as possible during these times. Our latest candidate, Curtis entered

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dateOctober 29, 2011 userPosted by:

Homeless Students in Fayetteville Public Schools

This past week we had the pleasure of having Mark Horvath, founder of, come back to Northwest Arkansas for a short visit.  Mark first visited NW Arkansas in 2009 to share his story at 1,287 Stand Up & Be Counted Homeless Awareness Rally. Mark had an opportunity to sit down with Marian Riner, Families

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dateJune 21, 2011 userPosted by:


..the Our Step program has been quietly moving forward over the past year, and this month we have the unique privilege of being able to share publicly Curtis’s story of hope. Curtis is the 7th Our Step candidate to enter the program & it is a true honor to come alongside him during this season

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dateMay 3, 2011 userPosted by:

NW Arkansas Point-in-Time Homeless Census Final Report

On Monday, the Community and Family Institute is located in the University of Arkansasʼ Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice released the final Northwest Arkansas Point-in-Time Homeless Census Report. We would ask everyone in Northwest Arkansas take the time to read the final & full report as this may be one of our greatest tools

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dateJanuary 19, 2011 userPosted by:

January Cobblestone Project Update

[box] The Farm The 2011 season for The Farm is underway! It is hard to believe the opportunities that have presented themselves over the past few months and we are truly excited about what is ahead. We are excited to announce that the Cobblestone Project Farm is moving to Fayetteville.  New Heights Church in Fayetteville

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dateMarch 15, 2010 userPosted by:

Don’s story

On behalf of the many people & organizations that have made this possible, it is with great joy that we share Don’s story from hopelessness to hope. Don’s story still has many roads left to walk that will not be easy; however, he can now take that “next step” with a roof over his head

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dateFebruary 20, 2010 userPosted by:

Our Step Christmas Challenge results & update…

In December, one NW Arkansas family issued our community to a Christmas Challenge to raise support, awareness and money for the Our Step program. If you missed their original posting & the challenge, here is a link to the video “Our Step Christmas Challenge” The results are in and we have some exiciting news to share

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dateJanuary 9, 2010 userPosted by:

Matt Miller Exclusive Art Showcase benefiting Our Step initiative

With winter weather upon NW Arkansas, the need for shelter and housing is in the spotlight. The Our Step Housing Initiative has been the receipient of so much incredible energy as the Christmas Matching Gift final results are coming in shortly.  We are happy to have more help to add to the momentum as the Our

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dateDecember 7, 2009 userPosted by:

Our Step Christmas Challenge

We are excited & thankful to one NW Arkansas family that is issuing a Christmas Challenge to help support the Our Step program and provide homes for those without. What is Our Step? Our Step is a collaborative housing initiative started by Seven Hills Homeless Shelter, Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter, Samaritan Community Center and the

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