Northwest Assistance Ministries

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 […]

NAM Gives Away Food And Fans

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) hosted a drive-thru food giveaway distributing food, along with fans, to help Houstonians beat the heat. Fresh fruit and vegetables, along with non-perishable foods, were distributed to 400 families on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition to food, the first 200 families received fans to help keep cool, courtesy of TXU Energy and Jarvis Johnson, State Representative, District 139. “We’re always glad to help any way […]

Beat The Heat Food Giveaway

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) will host a drive-thru food giveaway on Saturday, September 17, 2022, and will begin distributing food, along with fans, from the Joanne Watford Nutrition Center (JWNC), located on the right side of NAM’s building at 15555 Kuykendahl Road at 8 a.m. This distribution is open to the public, with enough food to serve an estimated 400 families. Fresh fruit and vegetables, along with non-perishable foods will be distributed on a first […]

NAM’s Seeking Submissions For Domestic Violence Awareness Month Art Exhibit

Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’s) Family Violence Center (FVC) is looking for local artists to participate in an Art Exhibit by submitting a piece of artwork that is symbolic to Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The theme is “Sanctuary,” and artists are encouraged to utilize the color purple, due to its association with DVAM. Submissions will be displayed at Willowbrook Mall beginning October 3. The art pieces will be moved to the Pearl Fincher Museum of […]

Nam Bowl-A-Thon – A Lucky Strike For Neighbors In Need

More than 80 bowlers turned out to participate in Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’s) first-ever Bowling for Neighbors Bowl-a-Thon fundraiser on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, 2022, at iT’Z Family Food & Fun – Willowbrook. The bowl-a-thon raised nearly $14,000 to help support NAM’s Survival Over Summer campaign. Summer can be a very difficult time for Houston-area residents, and as a result, NAM sees a 50% increase in need for services. The break from school […]

NAM’s Learning & Vocational Training Center Announces Schedule For Fall Classes

Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’s) Learning and Vocational Training Center has released its Fall schedule of adult educational offerings to empower neighbors to seek new job opportunities and achieve financial independence. Certification programs offered include Centralized Sterile Process Technician (CPST), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Phlebotomy, and Forklift/OSHA10 certification. The training center also offers computer training and GED and ESL classes. Services are provided for individuals living below the Federal Poverty Level, and some scholarships are available […]

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, […]

NAM Still Serving At Near Pandemic-High Level

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) continues to serve neighbors in need at nearly the same level as during the height of the pandemic. Inflation is hitting families still struggling to recover from the pandemic hard, and they are turning to NAM for help. Eviction rates are now at their highest since the pandemic. Data from a tracking project by Eviction Lab shows the top eviction hotspots in the Houston-Galveston region are within NAM’s service area. Families are […]

Food Giveaway At Northwest Assistance Ministries

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) will host a drive-thru food fair on Saturday, June 18, 2022, and will begin distributing food from the Joanne Watford Nutrition Center (JWNC), located on the right side of NAM’s building at 15555 Kuykendahl Road at 8 a.m. This distribution is open to the public, with enough food to serve an estimated 1,000 families. Fresh fruit and vegetables, along with non-perishable foods will be distributed on a first come, first served […]