Never Give Up

With an easy smile and dignified manner, Joe Gilkey is a true Southern gentleman. A supply technician with the Army, he served from 1982 through 1988. Joe is a Little …

Could You Make Ends Meet?

Jody is a single mother on disability.  Her daughter is seventeen, and they live in Cabot. Jodi called St. Francis House mid- June for help with an electric bill. “My …

The Right Decision

Stewart Sargent loves to laugh. Even while telling his story, he couldn’t resist cracking jokes and making someone smile. That laughter has seen him through a lot of hard times. …

Caring for Family

Angela came into St. Francis House to seek help with a water bill. She lives with her mother, Mabel, a 91-year-old retired nurse. Mabel suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and requires …

They were out of funds

Johnny Randall is a new client to St. Francis House. At 73 years old, he receives $628.00 a month from Social Security. Though he is still able to live on …

Never Show Weakness

Richard has recently joined the St. Francis House family. He served as an aviation technician in the Marine Corps from 2004-2009. He began having nightmares about his time in    …

A New Life in Little Rock

Army and National Guard Veteran Darinell Minor is looking forward to a new life here in Little Rock. A water purification and plumbing specialist while in the Army, he has …

Time to Move In!

Kathy is moving into her place! That’s truly exciting because she’s been living with friends or sleeping in her car ever since she lost her job and eventually became homeless. …

Just a Little Help

Mr. Henry is a regular client at St. Francis House. He works as a day laborer through Labor Ready and often works six days a week. When his wife left, …

You Have to Have the “Want To”

Phillip Michael Jones definitely has the “want to.” Mr. Jones served in the Army as a scout from 1999-2002 and after leaving the service, he used his GI Bill benefits …