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NAM Update- March 2011
Northwest Assistance Ministries

March, 2011

Monthly Update - March 2011



Survival Over Summer Food Drive


This month, NAM kicks off its annual Survival Over Summer food drive. This drive is critical to fill the Food Pantry before the summer months. In summer, kids are out of school and electric bills are high, making it a struggle for some families to buy groceries.


To donate online, go to, Special Projects,

Virtual Food Drive




 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. 



March Events


Tues., March 1- Thu., April 14 - AARP’s Tax Aide will be available on the first floor of NAM from March 11- 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.



Fri., March 11 - Deadline for Corned Beef Fund Raiser Orders. For the fourth year in a row, Congregation Jewish Community North (CJCN) will hold is Corned Beef Fund Raiser. Individuals may order bag lunches containing a 1/4 pound of Kosher corned beef on seeded rye, a dill pickle, potato chips, a cookie and condiments for $10.95. A percentage of proceeds benefits NAM. The bag lunches will be available for pick-up at CJCN (5400 Fellowship Ln., Spring, TX) on Sun., April 4 from 11am-1:30pm and on Mon., April 12 from 8am-1pm. Orders of ten or more lunches can be delivered, within a 20-mile radius of Spring. To place an order, go to




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





Save the Date- Upcoming Events


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 


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



Tues., April 19 - BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance Performance - Dance Alliance from Brigham Young University- Idaho will perform at Spring High School on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The program is sponsored by the school’s Career Technology program and benefits NAM. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. The Dance Alliance repertoire includes ballet, ballroom, swing, tap, jazz, world and contemporary dance. For ticket info, call 281-257-2195 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-257-2195      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.



Sat., May 7 - Hosanna Lutheran Church Annual Garage Sale. The garage sale at 16526 Ella will take place from 8am-2:30pm. 50% of sales will benefit NAM. Items are needed for the sale. For info, contact Nickie at 281-288-6370 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              281-288-6370      end_of_the_skype_highlighting. 





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



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