Volunteers Needed To Deliver Meals On Wheels

HOUSTON— Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’s) Meals on Wheels (MOW) program is urgently in need of volunteers to assist with delivering meals to homebound seniors after resuming its daily meal deliveries last month.  During the height of the pandemic shut-down, NAM relied on approximately 80 volunteers making weekly deliveries of shelf-stable meals. With more than 900 seniors relying on meals and groceries provided by NAM and MOW, resuming daily deliveries requires over 220 volunteers each week.  […]

Northwest Assistance Ministries To Host Job Fair

HOUSTON—Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’s) Learning and Vocational Training Center will host a job fair in partnership with WorkTexas and Gallery Furniture on Friday, July 8, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The Harrell Family Opportunity Center, located behind NAM’s main building at 15555 Kuykendahl Road.  Employers seeking immediate help in several trades will be onsite conducting interviews and hiring on the spot. Work opportunities available include welding, construction, electrician, medical and office support, […]

Northwest Alliance Ministries Serves Nearly 600 Families at Food Give-away

HOUSTON— On Saturday, June 18, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) provided food for nearly 600 families at its community food give-away.  More than 60 volunteers showed up to assist with the drive-thru distribution which began at 8 a.m. and was open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Each family received about 90 lbs. of fresh produce.  With inflation causing the costs of even the most basic needs such as food to sky-rocket, […]

Free Food Fair Hosted By Hosanna Lutheran In Partnership With NAM

Hosanna Lutheran Church, in partnership with Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM), will host a drive-thru food fair on Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church campus located at 16526 Ella Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77090. NAM’s access to fresh fruit and vegetables, along with non-perishable foods through the Houston Food Bank and Common Market makes this food distribution possible.  Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis as […]

NAM Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

  HOUSTON— Each year millions of Americans struggle, often silently, with mental health challenges. This month Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health.  Throughout the month NAM has offered free community events including a Community Learning Circle presented by The Harris Center and a film screening of “Wisdom of Trauma,” exploring the root of human pain, and the source of healing.  NAM’s next community event will be a […]

Nam Needs Blessings Of Gifts And Food For Season Of Blessings

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is in full holiday mode and in need of toys, food, and monetary donations for its Season of Blessings campaign. This year, NAM will be providing more than 1,700 families holiday meals and over 5,300 children holiday toys in December. “We knew there was going to be a bigger need this year, but we didn’t imagine it being this substantial,” said Les Cave, NAM’s President & CEO. “Last year we provided […]