Winter Weather Extends Open Hours at Wiley House

With the impending ice storm the Wiley House, normally an overnight shelter, will remain open from 6:00 pm Thursday, January 12 until it is safe to return to evening hours.  The community is invited to assist with this by bringing food to the shelter prior to the storm's arrival.  Wiley House is located at 831 … Continue reading Winter Weather Extends Open Hours at Wiley House

Silent Auction Rescheduled for Wednesday, December 21st!

Due to the weather we cancelled the Our House Dinner but the Silent Auction is rescheduled for this Wednesday, December 21st from 4 - 6 PM at Beks in Fulton. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.  You do not need tickets to attend.  So please come and invite your friends for a festive afternoon for … Continue reading Silent Auction Rescheduled for Wednesday, December 21st!

Fifth Annual Holiday Dinner, December 18th at Westminster College

Join us for the Fifth Annual Holiday Dinner and Silent Auction. The social hour and silent auction will begin at 6:00 PM followed by a delicious dinner at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Bank Star One, Callaway Chamber of Commerce, Well Read Bookstore and by calling 642-6065. All profits will … Continue reading Fifth Annual Holiday Dinner, December 18th at Westminster College

Local Food Dinner to Raise Much Needed Funds for Our House

The community is invited to a delicious dinner prepared from locally raised food to benefit Our House and its efforts to shelter and serve the homeless in Callaway County.  Sponsored by Terra Bella Farms the dinner is scheduled for Sunday, May 1st at First Presbyterian Church in Fulton.  The meal will be served from 12:15 … Continue reading Local Food Dinner to Raise Much Needed Funds for Our House

Callaway Cares this Holiday Season

This Christmas season it is clearly evident that Callaway cares for the homeless. Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless, the county’s only provider of shelter for homeless families and individuals, is the grateful recipient of the community’s generosity. Local people and organizations are really stepping up to assist the organization’s efforts to house and serve … Continue reading Callaway Cares this Holiday Season

Third Annual Wine Tasting Set for May 5th

 The Our House third annual Wine Tasting will be Monday, May 5th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  Once again the event will be held at Serenity Valley Winery in Millersburg, MO.  Tickets are $20 with all proceeds benefiting Our House.  Tickets are available by calling 642-6065 and will also be available at the event.  Directions … Continue reading Third Annual Wine Tasting Set for May 5th

Wiley House sees record number of bednights!

July and August witnessed new records for the number of bednights at Wiley House (Our House's emergency shelter for adult men and women).  July saw 329 bednights while August saw 342.  This averages out to eleven persons each night; up significantly from the 2012 average of eight per night.  Identifying an exact reason for the … Continue reading Wiley House sees record number of bednights!

Wiley House Sees 35% Increase In Usage In 2012

After recording 2,145 bednights in 2011, Wiley House, the emergency overnight shelter for adult men and women, saw a 35% increase in usage with a total of 2,892 bednights.  The nightly average of individuals went from six in 2011 to eight in 2012.  The Wiley House served a total of 91 individuals last year—53 men … Continue reading Wiley House Sees 35% Increase In Usage In 2012

Holiday Dinner Raises $10,000 for Callaway’s Homeless

Excitement is in the air the day following Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless Holiday Dinner Fundraiser at Beks Restaurant in Fulton, MO.   Far exceeding expectations the event raised $10,000 for the organization’s operation of two homeless shelters.   The local community came out strong for the event nearly filling the restaurant at both seating times.   … Continue reading Holiday Dinner Raises $10,000 for Callaway’s Homeless