Northwest Assistance Ministries

NAM Hosts Local Food Distribution

On Saturday, September 18, 2023, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) hosted a drive-thru food distribution, providing fresh fruits, vegetables, and other items. NAM partnered with the Houston Food Bank and Common Market who provided thousands of pounds of food for the distribution. Thanks to the generous donations, NAM was able to provide food for 400 families! Several dozen volunteers from ExxonMobil Retirees, BI, SWATT, Boy Scouts of America Troop 1920, and individual volunteers loaded cars with […]

NAM Announces 2023 Bowl-A-Thon

Northwest Assistance Ministries’ annual Bowl-a-thon is underway. NAM announced the official details for their annual event this week. Here’s everything you need to know. NAM’s annual Bowl-a-thon will take place on Friday, August 4th, and Saturday, August 5th. Times are TBD as of now, but the event will be held at the Bowlero Willowbrook location off TX 249. There will be an entry fee of $50 per person with a maximum of 5 members on a team. […]

Nam Announces 40Th Anniversary Campaign

Northwest Assistance Ministries is officially unveiling their 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign. NAM is using this campaign to fund both necessary building maintenance and an increased need for services. NAM’s donations commitment is that .85 – .90 cents of every dollar raised goes directly towards program costs. There have been many times where NAM has found it necessary to neglect needs of the organization because circumstances have called for it, such as after the floods brought […]

Volunteer Rides 151 Miles To Raise Money For NAM

During the month of April, 2023, Long-time volunteer, Robert Epstein, has put his feet and body to work for NAM. Rob committed to riding the total number of miles of the outer boundary of Northwest Assistance Ministries’ Meals on Wheels service area. This comes to a total of 151 miles. Robert made this effort to help raise awareness and donations for NAM’s Meals on Wheels program and the Joanne Watford Nutrition Center. Currently, more than […]

NAM’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Thursday, April 20, 2023, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) will be holding their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 11:30 AM at Shirley Acres. NAM will be celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Month, as well as its’ 40 year anniversary, by hosting over 300 volunteers at the luncheon. During the event, NAM will be recognizing five local National Charity League (NCL) chapters for their outstanding work. Together, these NCL chapters contributed over 2000 volunteer hours in 2022. Northwest […]

NAM Gives Blessings For More Than 1,000 Families In A Single Day

Friday was the first day of blessing over 1,000 families at Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM), and the blessings will continue on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Dozens of volunteers turned out to help distribute gifts and food to the families who registered for NAM’s Holiday Food and Toy Project, along with State Representative, Sam Harless, who came to offer support for NAM’s efforts. “This is a huge undertaking, and we’re grateful for all of the volunteers […]

Northwest Assistance Ministries Is Giving Holiday Blessings

On Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17, 2022, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is spreading holiday cheer by distributing supplies to prepare entire holiday meals to 400 pre-registered local families, and providing gifts for nearly 5,000 children. Throughout the past few months, NAM has been collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys in the range of approximately $25 per gift for ages 0-12. Generous toy donations have come from the individuals in the community and local […]

Northwest Assistance Ministries To Provide Thanksgiving Dinner For Local Families

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is distributing supplies to prepare entire Thanksgiving dinners, including turkeys, to 400 pre-registered local families. Nearly one-third of Houstonians, almost half of which are children, are facing food insecurities, a rate that is 4% higher than the national average. As food insecurity and grocery costs continue to rise, nonprofits struggle to provide relief. The Houston Food Bank, which partners with NAM and other local pantries, is […]

Northwest Assistance Ministries Recieves Generous Donation To Kick Off Annual Holiday Toy Drive

The holiday spirit arrived early for Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) this year. As NAM ramps up for its annual Season of Blessings Holiday Toy Drive, a generous and unexpected donation of hundreds of toys from Lesley and Dennis Green of Greens Remote Toys arrived to get them started. This holiday season NAM aims to collect more than 15,000 toys to bless more than 1,000 families with gifts. The goal for NAM’s annual Holiday Food/Toy Distribution […]

Benefit Concert Featuring Lonestar

Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’S) Jeans & Jewels is kicking off its annual series of events with a pre-gala benefit concert featuring Grammy-nominated and CMA-winning Country music group LONESTAR on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Dosey Doe – The Big Barn, in The Woodlands. This private event, selling limited tickets to the public, includes a seated dinner in the cozy venue. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m., followed by the concert […]