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NAM Update- Feb 2011
Northwest Assistance Ministries

February, 2011

Monthly Update - February 2011

 

Happy Valentine's Day! 

We love our donors and volunteers!
Thank you for your service and support.

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A Milestone Reached 

Happy 20th Anniversary to NAM’s Family Violence Center!
The FVC has been serving victims of domestic abuse since January 1991.

 

 We need your help! 

NAM Resale has an URGENT need for gently used furniture and housewares. Items may be dropped off at any of NAM Resale’s three locations:

 

            Corner Resale, 15555 Kuykendahl

            NAM Resale, 3645 FM 1960 (between Walters and TC Jester)

            NAM Community Store,

10505 Jones Rd.
(at Fallbrook)

 

Pickups may be arranged for large donations by calling 281-880-9482 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-880-9482      end_of_the_skype_highlighting. 

 


 



Mailing Address:
Northwest Assistance Ministries
15555 Kuykendahl Road
Houston, TX 77090
US

 

February Events

 

Tues., Feb. 1- Mon., April 11 - AARP’s Tax Aide will be available on the first floor of NAM from February 1- April 11, every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-1pm. The service is provided on a walk-in basis; please bring all tax documents with you.

  

Sun., Feb. 6 – SuperStyle Sunday. C. Baron Photography is organizing a fund raiser for NAM’s Family Violence Center on Superbowl Sunday – February 6 from 11am- 4pm at the Grant Hair Salon,

11756 Grant Rd
in Cypress. “Super Style Sunday” will offer free makeovers, hair styling and mini facials, as well as jewelry and glamour portraits for sale. 25% of the portrait and jewelry sales will go to the Family Violence Center. Bring a new or gently used clothing item for NAM, and receive a coupon for future salon services. For more details, call 281-774-8794 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-774-8794      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or go to Facebook/C.BaronPhotography/Events. 

 

Sat., Feb. 19 - Interfaith Quilting Bee. Quilters of all levels are invited to attend the annual Interfaith Quilting Bee at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 16535 Kleinwood. Quilts will go to families in NAM’s Interfaith Hospitality Network, who are transitioning from homelessness to self-sufficiency. For more info, email mentie@sbcglobal.net.

  

Sat., Feb. 19 – Crop Walk Packet Pickup. If you are planning to participate in this year’s Crop Walk, pick up your packets between 10am-12 noon at Immanuel United Church of Christ,

26501 Border St
(in Old Town Spring).

  

Sun., Feb. 27 – Art for the Hungry. Sign up to collect 1,000 non-perishable food items and make them into a sculpture, to be displayed for two weeks at Willowbrook Mall. All food goes to NAM’s Food Pantry. For info, call 281-885-4608 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-885-4608      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or email tsnid@namonline.org.

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Save the Date- Upcoming Events

  

Mon., March 28- Sun., April 3 – Birdies for Charity.

Each year, the Shell Houston Open and the Houston Golf Association sponsor the Birdies for Charity program and NAM is one of the beneficiaries. To participate, simply pledge 1 cent or more per birdie, or make a flat donation of $20 or more. This will give you a chance to win a 2011 Toyota Camry. The car will be awarded to the person who comes closest to guessing the exact number of birdies made during the tournament. If you would like an entry form, please call 281-885-4582 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-885-4582      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or email lfrazier@namonline.org. 

 

 Sun., April 3 – Crop Walk. 25% of funds raised at the walk benefit NAM, and the rest goes to international hunger relief. The 5K walk will begin at 1:30pm at The Woodlands Christian Church, 1202 N. Millbend. For more info, email awatsky@yahoo.com.

  

Thurs., April 7 – All current NAM volunteers are invited to attend the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at 12 noon. This year’s event will be held at a new location – Klein United Methodist Church. The theme is “Fiesta!” and Tex Mex cuisine will be served. To RSVP, call 281-885-4609 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-885-4609      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or email lfullerton@namonline.org.

 
An Evening with Jeannette Walls
 

Tues., May 3- An Evening with Jeannette Walls.   This year’s NAM Endowment Dinner will feature speaker Jeannette Walls, author of “The Glass Castle” and “Half Broke Horses.” Tickets start at $150. For info, call 281-885-4605 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-885-4605      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or mmagee@namonline.org.Jeannette


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