NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES (NAM) OFFERS HELP TO FLOOD VICTIMS

Cypress, TX (April 21, 2016) Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is partnering with the Houston Food Bank and local congregations to distribute emergency food and water to victims of this week’s flooding.

NAM has set up five staging areas where emergency supplies may be obtained:

  • Northwest Assistance Ministries, 15555 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, TX 77090
  • Harvest Time Church, 17770 Imperial Valley Drive, Houston, TX 77060
  • Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 2322 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, TX 77388
  • Cy Fair Christian Church, 9730 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070
  • St Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 14301 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston, TX 77069

Numerous other resources including legal assistance, shelters, city and county flood resources, storage and more are listed on NAM’s website at www.namonline.org. Those in need of assistance may also call NAM at (281) 885-4597 or (281) 583-5600 with questions.

 

Volunteers and Donations Needed
Donations and volunteers are needed to help meet the needs of those who have suffered loss during this time. The list is being continuously updated on NAM’s website at www.namonline.org, but currently includes:

 

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Formula
  • Blankets
  • Diapers
  • Cereal
  • Volunteers to help deliver Meals on Wheels
  • Volunteers to sort donations of food, clothing, and household items
  • Volunteers to deliver supplies to the staging areas mentioned above

“This has been an extremely difficult week for many, many people in our community,” said Carole Little, President & CEO of NAM. “Yet it’s also when NAM’s mission of Neighbors Helping Neighbors shines most brightly. If you need help, let us know. And if you’ve been spared from loss and are able to help, we need you now. Together, we’ll make it through.”

Donations of needed items may be dropped off at any of the sites listed above. For large donations, please contact NAM first. To make a financial contribution, visit www.namonline.org and select “Give,” or mail a check to NAM at 15555 Kuykendahl Road, Houston, TX 77090. To volunteer, please contact Ebony Kimble, Volunteer Coordinator, at (281) 885-4604 or ekimble@namonline.org.

 

Courtesy of Northwest Assistance Ministries